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

53rd Ohio Infantry

Hildebrand's Brigade -- Sherman's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
53rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
53d Ohio Infantry,
Hildebrand's (3d) Brigade,
Sherman's (5th) Division.

This regiment, attached temporarily to Col. Marsh's command, was engaged here at 10 A.M. April 7, 1860.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 194.)
 
Location. 35° 8.732′ N, 88° 20.7′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Cavalry Road 0.2 miles west of Sherman Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Shiloh National Military Park, 150 yards south of Cavalry Road on a trail leading east from Jones Field into the woods. Marker is 75 yards from edge of field. 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); 81st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 15th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marsh's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Girardey's Georgia Battery
53rd Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 53rd Ohio Infantry Marker
Back of marker as seen on trail looking east from Jones Field.
(about 400 feet away); 4th Tennessee Infantry (about 500 feet away); 16th Iowa Infantry (about 500 feet away); McAllister's Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
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 366 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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