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54th Ohio Infantry - 55th Illinois Infantry

Stuart's Brigade - Sherman's Division

 

Army of the Tennessee

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 54th Ohio Infantry - 55th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
54th Ohio, 55th Illinois,
Stuart's (2d) Brigade,
Sherman's (5th) Division.

These regiments were engaged here at 10 a.m. April 7, 1862. They advanced on the left of the 3d Division 3/4 of a mile where they were engaged in the closing action of the day.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 186.)
 
Location. 35° 8.895′ N, 88° 20.891′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cavalry Road and Sherman Road, on the right when traveling west. 250 yards north of intersection (where Cavalry Road turns sharply left and becomes Sherman Road), at west edge of Jones Field, 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. Thurber's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); McAllister's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery
54th Ohio Infantry - 55th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 54th Ohio Infantry - 55th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking west at the edge of Jones Field.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Willard's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Whittlesey's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Mann's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckland's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 22nd Alabama Infantry - 1st Louisiana Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
54th Ohio Infantry - 55th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 54th Ohio Infantry - 55th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking south the length of Jones Field.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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