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

2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry

Sherman's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Camp of
2d and 3d Battalions,
4th Illinois Cavalry,
Sherman's (5th) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.
April 6, 1862.

 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A71.)
 
Location. 35° 7.862′ N, 88° 20.9′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.4 miles east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. 1/4 mile southwest from the road on a trail starting near 24th Kentucky Infantry tablet (297), in Shiloh National Military Park. Trail is not easily visible from road, and parts are overgrown. 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. Stewart's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wood's Brigade (about 700 feet away); 77th Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry
2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry Marker
Looking west on trail. Stewart's Brigade tablet (315) visible at right.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp of 49th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); 57th Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. 2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry Marker
Looking east. Stewart's Brigade marker in background.
 
 
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 394 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.   3. submitted on April 12, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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