Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry
Hare's Brigade - McClernand's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
8th Illinois Infanry,
Hare's (1st) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 1 mile south, at n.e. corner of Review Field.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A1.)
Location. 35° 9.033′ N, 88° 20.7′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on State Highway 22 half a mile south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. 100 yards southeast of road at northwest edge of Jones Field. 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. Ketchum's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oglesby-Hare HQ Monument (about 400 feet away); 14th Missouri Infantry Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Thurber's Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 278 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.