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

8th and 18th Illinois Infantry

Hare's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
8th and 18th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 8th and 18th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
8th and 18th Illinois Infantry,
Hare's (1st) Brigade,
McClernand's (1st) Division.

These regiments were engaged here at about 2 P.M. April 7, 1862, and, in a charge forward, captured two brass field pieces from the enemy.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 15.)
 
Location. 35° 7.945′ N, 88° 20.567′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.6 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. 7th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); Smith's Mississippi Battery (about 500 feet away); Trabue's Kentucky Battery (about 500 feet away); Bowen's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Byrne's Mississippi Battery (about 500 feet away); Boyle's Brigade (about 500 feet away); 15th Indiana Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
8th and 18th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 8th and 18th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking east on Hamburg-Purdy Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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