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

23rd Missouri Infantry

Prentiss’ Division

 

Army of the Tennessee

 
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By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 23rd Missouri Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
23d Missouri Infantry
Prentiss' (6th) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.

20 officers and 390 men of this regiment were surrounded and captured here at 5.30 p.m. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 233.)
 
Location. 35° 8.333′ N, 88° 20.133′ 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 south. 150 yards south of road on a trail in the woods. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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 (within shouting distance of this marker); 22nd Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crescent (La.) Regiment (about 300 feet away); 8th Iowa Infantry
23rd Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 23rd Missouri Infantry Marker
Looking northeast toward Cloud Field.
(about 300 feet away); 57th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Stone's Battery (about 400 feet away); 5th Tennessee Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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