Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
57th Illinois Monument
2d Division--W.H.L. Wallace,
Army of the Tennessee.
1. Col. S. D. Baldwin.
2. Capt. G. A. Busse.
This regiment was held in reserve behind Richardson's battery until about 2.00 p.m., April 6, 1862, when it was moved to this point in the line, and held its position until about 4 p.m., when it fell back to the Landing. The regiment lost in the battle 3 officers and 24 men killed; 7 officers and 103 men wounded; 3 men missing; total, 140. (Marker Number M70.)
Location. 35° 8.067′ N, 88° 19.767′ 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. 250 yards east of road on a path in the woods. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 57th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Lauman's Brigade Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 5th Ohio Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 24th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jackson's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 12th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 36th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); 6th Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
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