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

8th Iowa Infantry

Sweeny's Brigade -- Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
8th Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 8th Iowa Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
8th Iowa Infantry,
Sweeny's (3d) Brig., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was surrounded here, and 379 of its officers and men taken prisoners, at 5.30 p.m. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 89.)
 
Location. 35° 8.333′ N, 88° 20.067′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth Road 0.3 miles south of Corinth-Pittsburg Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. About 150 yards SE of road, in southwest corner of Cloud Field. 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. Prentiss Surrender Site (within shouting distance of this marker); 58th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 23rd Missouri Infantry (about 300 feet away); 22nd Tennessee Infantry (about 400 feet away); Smith's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Confederate Memorial (about 500 feet away); 14th Wisconsin Infantry (about 500 feet away); Camp of 41st Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
8th Iowa Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 8th Iowa Infantry Marker
Looking southeast.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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