Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
52nd Illinois Infantry
Sweeny's Brigade -- W.H.L. Wallace's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
52d Illinois Infantry,
Sweeny's (3d) Brig., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment was in reserve here from 9 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. April 6, 1862. It then moved by right flank down Tilghman Creek and engaged Wharton's Cavalry which was moving by flank up the creek. It was next engaged at 15th Ill. camp.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 96.)
Location. 35° 8.35′ N, 88° 20.267′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth Road ¼ mile east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. 150 yards north of road on a path along Tilghman Branch. 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. WHL Wallace Mortuary Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 57th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); Crescent (La.) Regiment (about 400 feet away); 19th Ohio Infantry 5th Kentucky Infantry (about 500 feet away); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away); 15th Michigan Infantry (about 600 feet away). 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 April 4, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 381 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.