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

Camp of 45th Illinois Infantry

Marsh's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Camp of 45th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Camp of 45th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Camp of
45th Illinois Infantry
Marsh's (2d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 300 yards S.E., on west side of Review Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A8.)
 
Location. 35° 8.378′ N, 88° 20.979′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sherman Road ¼ mile north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. A few yards west of Sherman Road in Woolf Field, 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. 4th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington (La.) Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 30th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stewart's Brigade (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 30th Indiana Infantry
Camp of 45th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Camp of 45th Illinois Infantry Marker
(about 400 feet away); Anderson's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Rousseau's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Other Shiloh markers naming this unit. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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