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

Veatch's Brigade

Hurlbut's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Veatch's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Veatch's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee
25th Ind., 14th Ill., 15th Ill.,
Veatch's (2d) Brigade,
Hurlbut's (4th) Division.

On Monday, April 7, 1862, these regiments were in reserve behind the 1st brigade until noon. They were then moved via Ross' headquarters, Duncan House, to McCook's left. About 2 p.m. they crossed the Review Field and were engaged here at the close of the battle.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 157.)
 
Location. 35° 8.053′ N, 88° 20.833′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.4 miles east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. 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. 57th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 77th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named 77th Pennsylvania Infantry
Veatch's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Veatch's Brigade Marker
Looking east on Hamburg-Purdy Road.
(about 400 feet away); 24th Kentucky Infantry (about 500 feet away); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 49th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); Camp of 49th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away but has been reported missing). 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 14, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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