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

81st Ohio Infantry

McArthur's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 81st Ohio Infantry Marker
Inscription. (front)

Ohio
81st Infantry
Commanded by
Col. Thomas Morton
McArthur's (2d) Brigade
W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Division
Army of the Tennessee

(back)

This regiment guarded Snake Creek bridge during forenoon April 6, 1862; assisted in repelling enemy's advance at army's extreme right after noon; by personal order of Gen. Grant, received at 3 p.m., developed enemy's position at crossing of Hamburg & Savannah and main Corinth roads; formed left of McClernand's command April 7th; drove enemy from a battery shortly before end of battle, where its greatest loss occurred. Its loss was 2 officers and 2 men killed; 17 men wounded; 2 men missing; total, 23.
 
Erected by State of Ohio. (Marker Number M146.)
 
Location. 35° 8.475′ N, 88° 20.966′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Sherman Road and Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Extension Road, on the left when traveling south on Sherman Road. 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. Marsh's Brigade (within
81st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 81st Ohio Infantry Marker
Front.
shouting distance of this marker); Dresser's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Cobb's Kentucky Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 48th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
81st Ohio Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 81st Ohio Infantry Marker
Back.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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