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

30th Indiana Infantry

Kirk's Brigade -- McCook's Division

 

—Army of the Ohio —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 30th Indiana Infantry Marker
Looking north from loop road to burial trench.
Inscription. (front)

30th
Regiment
Infantry
Commanded by
Col. Sion S. Bass,
5th Brigade - Col. E.N. Kirk -
2nd Division - Gen. McCook -
Army of the Ohio.
Indiana

(back)

30th
Infantry.
Commanded by
Col. Sion S. Bass
(mortally wounded)
Lieut. Col. Joseph B. Dodge,
Major Orin Hurd.

This regiment arrived on the battlefield Monday, April 7, 1862, at 6 a.m.; went to the front and right center of army. At 10 a.m. was in line in reserve on the right of Gen. Rousseau's brigade; advanced and formed on this line about 12 m. It was furiously assaulted by the enemy for two hours, when the enemy gave way in retreat. Here Col. Bass fell mortally wounded. Casualties--killed, 12 men; wounded, 6 officers and 109 men; missing, 2 men; total, 129.
 
Erected by State of Indiana. (Marker Number M086.)
 
Location. 35° 8.368′ N, 88° 21.053′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sherman Road 0.2 miles north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Inside loop leading to confederate burial trench. Located in Shiloh
30th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 30th Indiana Infantry Marker
Top front.
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. A different marker also named 30th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Retreat (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 45th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); 29th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); Anderson's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Confederate Burial Trench (about 400 feet away); Camp of 45th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Washington (La.) Artillery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
30th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 30th Indiana Infantry Marker
Bottom front.
30th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
4. 30th Indiana Infantry Marker
Top back.
30th Indiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
5. 30th Indiana Infantry Marker
Bottom back.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 6, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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