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

12th Tennessee Infantry

Russell's Brigade - Clark's Division - Polk's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
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By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 12th Tennessee Infantry Marker
Inscription.
C. S.
12th Tennessee Infantry,
Russell's (1st) Brig., Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This regiment was engaged here at about 10 a.m., April 6, 1862 and was fired into by 33d Tennessee. It was next engaged at northwest corner of Review Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 307.)
 
Location. 35° 7.833′ N, 88° 20.867′ 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. 400 yards southwest of road in the woods in Lost Field. Trail shown in Trailhead Graphics map is not visible. Best located when trees are bare. 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); 2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wood's Brigade
12th Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 12th Tennessee Infantry Marker
Looking north into Lost Field.
(about 500 feet away); Camp of 49th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); 77th Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 24th Kentucky Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
12th Tennessee Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. 12th Tennessee Infantry Marker
Looking northwest. Stewart's Brigade marker in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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