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

11th Iowa Infantry

Hare's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
11th Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 11th Iowa Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
11th Iowa Infantry,
Hare's (1st) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here, with the 11th and 20th Illinois, about noon April 6, 1862, in the capture of Cobb's Kentucky battery of six guns. The regiment advanced 200 yards capturing a standard from the enemy and then fell back, fighting, to Jones Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Location. 35° 8.455′ N, 88° 20.99′ 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 right 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. 43rd Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Dresser's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 40th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker);
11th Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 11th Iowa Infantry Marker
Looking southeast toward Sherman Road.
81st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Cobb's Kentucky Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Marsh's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Missouri 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
 
 
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 368 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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