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

Camp of 20th 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 20th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
Camp of
20th Illinois Infantry,
Marsh's (2d) Brig., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 3/8 mile south, on south side of Corinth Road.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A6.)
 
Location. 35° 8.567′ N, 88° 20.883′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sherman Road 0.3 miles south of Cavalry Road, on the left when traveling south. 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. Anderson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 11th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trabue's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Camp of McAllister's Battery (about 500 feet away); 11th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); Camp of 48th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 6th Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away); Camp of Burrow's Battery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Camp of 20th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Camp of 20th Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking east from road.
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 325 times since then and 24 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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