Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
9th Illinois Infantry
McArthur's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
2d Division--W. H. L. Wallace,
Army of the Tennessee.
(back of monument)
Col. August Mersy.
Location. 35° 7.85′ N, 88° 19.75′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Savannah Road 0.2 miles north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. 80 yards southeast of small field opposite peach orchard, 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. A different marker also named 9th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); General Albert Sidney Johnston (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Infantry 32nd Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); Death of General Johnston (about 300 feet away); Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 32nd Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named General Albert Sidney Johnston (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Regarding 9th Illinois Infantry. The 9th Illinois had the highest percentage killed and wounded of all the regiments engaged at Shiloh.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 331 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.