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

Camp of 15th Illinois Infantry

Veatch's Brigade - Hurlbut's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
15th Illinois Infantry Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 15th Illinois Infantry Camp Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Camp of
15th Illinois Infantry,
Veatch's (2d) Brig., Hurlbut's (4th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 3/4 mile s.w., near McClernand's headquarters.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A46.)
 
Location. 35° 8.757′ N, 88° 20.224′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Cavalry Road ¼ mile west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Shiloh National Military Park. 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. 52nd Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 29th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); McAllister's Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14th Illinois - 25th Indiana (about 400 feet away); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 500 feet away); 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); 18th Lousiana - Orleans Guard - 16th Louisiana (about 600 feet away); 15th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Related markers.
15th Illinois Infantry Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 15th Illinois Infantry Camp Marker
View from Cavalry Road.
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 November 28, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on May 31, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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