Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
54th Ohio Infantry
Stuart's Brigade - Sherman's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
54th Ohio Infantry,
Stuart's (2d) Brig., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment formed here at 10 a.m. April 6, 1862 with two companies beyond Locust Grove Creek as skirmishers. The regiment was attacked by Chalmers' brigade and at 11 a.m. fell back 600 yards.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 187.)
Location. 35° 7.4′ N, 88° 19.2′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Savannah Road (Bowden Lane) half a mile south of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This is outside the main park area, in a small island of park land. It is most easily reached by taking an unpaved driveway on the left side of the road. The turnoff is about .4 miles southeast of Hamburg-Purdy road. The marker is behind a hedge on the right side of the driveway. 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. Chalmers' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 55th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Chalmers' Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gage's Alabama Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named 55th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jackson's Brigade (approx. half a mile away); 71st Ohio Infantry (approx. half a mile away); Field Hospital (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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