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

46th Illinois Infantry

Veatch's Brigade - Hurlbut's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 46th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking south across Corinth Road. 32nd Indiana monument in the background.
Inscription. (front)
Illinois
46th Infantry,
2d Brigade--Veatch,
4th Division--Hurlbut,
Army of the Tennessee.
(back)
46th Infantry,
Commanded by
1. Col. John A. Davis, Wounded.
2. Lieut.-Col. J. J. Jones.

Formed here for battle at 9.30 a.m., April 6, 1862 and maintained its position until 11.00 a.m., then withdrew northward, to Jones field and formed a new line. Its loss in the battle was 25 men killed; 10 officers and 124 men wounded; 1 man missing; total, 160.
 
Erected by State of Illinois. (Marker Number M064.)
 
Location. 35° 8.253′ N, 88° 21.016′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth Road 0.1 miles east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in Shiloh National Military Park. 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. 32nd Indiana Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Bouton's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker);
46th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 46th Illinois Infantry Marker
Front.
15th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Burrow's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14th Ohio Battery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
46th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 46th Illinois Infantry Marker
Back.
46th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
4. 46th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking south from Corinth Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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