Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
49th Illinois Infantry
Raith's Brigade -- McClernand's Division
—Army of the Tennessee —
49th Illinois Infantry,
Raith's (3d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This regiment formed here about 8:30 a.m. April 6, 1862. Soon after forming it was attacked upon the left flank and fell back, fighting, to the Cross Roads.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 41.)
Location. 35° 8.005′ N, 88° 20.741′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road half a mile east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. 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. 24th Kentucky Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Camp of 49th Illinois Infantry (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); 40th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 57th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); Veatch's Brigade Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); 7th Iowa Infantry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Also see . . . Shiloh markers naming the 49th Illinois Infantry. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 381 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 18, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.