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

17th Kentucky Infantry

Lauman's Brigade -- Hurlbut's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 17th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S. 17th Kentucky Infantry,
Lauman's (3d) Brig., Hurlbut's (4th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6, 1862. It formed first facing west and in a short time changed direction to rear on right company and was engaged facing south behind a fence, until ordered to the left when it became engaged near Wicker Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 161.)
 
Location. 35° 7.817′ N, 88° 20.1′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.4 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. 250 yards north of road on western edge of Sarah Bell's Cotton Field. Near Welker's Battery marker (#167). 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. Welker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Myers' Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry
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By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 17th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Looking south along the line of engagement.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Willard's Battery (about 300 feet away); Ross' Battery (about 500 feet away); 1st Tennessee Infantry Battalion and 9th Tennessee Infantry Regiment (about 500 feet away); McClung's Tennessee Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
17th Kentucky Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. 17th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Looking west from Sarah Bell's Cotton Field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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