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Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Camp of 11th Illinois Infantry

Marsh's Brigade - McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Camp of 11th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
Camp of
11th Illinois Infantry,
Marsh's (2d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 1/2 mile s.w., with right at Cross Roads.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A5.)
 
Location. 35° 8.633′ N, 88° 20.867′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Sherman Road 0.1 miles south of Cavalry Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. 50 yards east of road on a trail 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. 22nd Tennessee, 11th Louisiana (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 20th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trabue's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 11th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); Anderson's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Camp of Burrow's Battery (about 600 feet away); Girardey's Georgia Battery (about 600 feet away); 4th Tennessee Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Related markers.
Camp of 11th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Camp of 11th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking north. 22nd TN, 11th LA marker visible to left.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the movements of this unit, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on May 31, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 14, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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