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Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

81st Ohio Infantry

McArthur's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 81st Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
81st Ohio Infantry,
McArthur's (2d) Brigade,
W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Division.

This regiment was engaged here at about 10 A.M. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 86.)
 
Location. 35° 8.704′ N, 88° 20.687′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Cavalry Road 0.2 miles east of Sherman Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Shiloh National Military Park, 1/10 mile south of Cavalry Road, on a trail leading southeast into the woods from the southeast corner of Jones Field. About 150 yards down trail, 50 yards past the 15th Iowa monument (M106). Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 15th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 53rd Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 15th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Girardey's Georgia Battery (about 500
81st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 81st Ohio Infantry Marker
Looking west along trail toward 15th Iowa Infantry monument.
feet away, measured in a direct line); Marsh's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Cleburne's Brigade (about 500 feet away); 4th Tennessee Infantry (about 500 feet away); 16th Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
81st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 81st Ohio Infantry Marker
View from 15th Iowa Infantry monument (M106) to this tablet. Back of tablet is visible in center of photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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