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

45th Illinois Infantry

Marsh's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

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

This regiment was engaged here at 11 A.M. April 6, 1862. After a short engagement it fell back to the ravine where it rallied and rejoined its brigade here at 12 M.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 26.)
 
Location. 35° 8.437′ N, 88° 20.896′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road Extension 0.2 miles north of Corinth Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. On trail from McClernand's HQ, about 300 yards north and west, 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. Cobb's Kentucky Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marsh's Brigade (about 300 feet away); Dresser's Battery (about 400 feet away); Camp of 48th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 81st Ohio Infantry (about 400
45th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 45th Illinois Infantry Marker
Side of tablet visible at left center. Looking west on trail.
feet away); Johnson's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 4th Tennessee Infantry (about 500 feet away); 11th Iowa Infantry (about 500 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 9, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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