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

16th Wisconsin Infantry

Peabody's Brigade -- Prentiss’ Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
16th Wisconsin Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 16th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
16th Wisconsin Infantry,
Peabody's (1st) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment relieved the 44th Indiana, whose ammunition was exhausted, and was engaged here at about 3 p.m. April 6, 1862, until the 44th had refilled cartridge boxes.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 223.)
 
Location. 35° 8.05′ N, 88° 19.867′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Savannah Road 0.6 miles south of Corinth Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. On a path 50 yards east of the road in the woods. 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. 12th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Terrill's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Willard's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Bruce's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Batteries H and M, 4th U.S. Artillery / Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery
16th Wisconsin Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 16th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
Looking south in the direction of the engagement.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 28th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Bloody Pond (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lauman's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
16th Wisconsin Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. 16th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
Looking east on trail from road. Marker visible in background.
 
 
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 426 times since then and 22 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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