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

12th Illinois Infantry

McArthur's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
12th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. 12th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
12th Illinois Infantry,
McArthur's (2d) Brig., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This tablet marks the place where the 12th Illinois Infantry was engaged from 2.30 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 6, 1862. On Monday the regiment was engaged near camp of 13th Iowa.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 76.)
 
Location. 35° 8.05′ N, 88° 19.85′ 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. 75 yards east of the road on a path 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. 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Terrill's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Willard's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bruce's Brigade (about 300 feet away); Lauman's Brigade (about 300 feet away); Batteries H and M, 4th U.S. Artillery / Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery
12th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. 12th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking west toward Wicker Field. 16th Wisconsin marker (#223) in background.
(about 300 feet away); 28th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); 6th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
12th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. 12th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking south in the direction of engagement.
 
 
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 368 times since then and 36 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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