Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
11th Illinois Infantry
Marsh's Brigade -- McClernand's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
2d Brigade -- Marsh
1st Division -- McClernand
Army of the Tennessee
1. Lieut.-Col. T.E.C. Ransom,
2. Major Garrett Nevins,
3. Capt. L.D.Waddell.
Went into battle on this line with 9 companies (one company on picket) about 9.00 a.m., April 6, 1862, receiving a fire that killed or wounded, in a few minutes, the Lieut.-Colonel, Major, four line officers and many men. This position was held about two hours when they fell back 500 yards. The regiment lost in the battle 1 officer and 16 men killed; 4 officers and 65 men wounded; 17 men missing; total, 103.
Erected by State of Illinois. (Marker Number M049.)
Location. 35° 8.221′ N, 88° 21.052′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.1 miles east of Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. 50 yards north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, 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 Illinois Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 46th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Burrow's Battery (about 300 feet away); 32nd Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); 14th Ohio Battery (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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