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12th Michigan Infantry

Peabody's Brigade - Prentiss’ Division

 

Army of the Tennessee

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 12th Michigan Infantry Tablet
Inscription.  
U.S.
12th Michigan Infantry,
Peabody's (1st) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
About fifty men of this regiment were engaged here from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6, 1862 and were surrounded and captured with General Prentiss.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 212.)
 
Location. 35° 8.077′ N, 88° 20.235′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sunken Road 0.1 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. "Sunken road" is an unpaved pedestrian route. This is at the western side of the "Hornet's Nest" in Shiloh National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 18th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Wisconsin Infantry
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 12th Michigan Infantry Marker
Shows marker on the "Sunken Road", looking east across the "Hornet's Nest" area.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Munch's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shaver's Brigade (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 12th Michigan Infantry Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 697 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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