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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 —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 49th Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription. (front)
Illinois
49th Infantry,
3d Brigade--Raith,
1st Division--McClernand,
Army of the Tennessee.
(back)

49th Infantry,
Commanded by
Lieut. Col. Phineas Pease, Wounded.

This regiment fell in for battle on its color line about 8.30 a.m., April 6, 1862, and held it but a short time when it moved back fighting to this place. Its loss in the battle was 2 officers and 17 men killed; 4 officers and 79 men wounded; 8 men missing; total, 110.
 
Erected by State of Illinois.
 
Location. 35° 8.22′ N, 88° 21.089′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0 miles east of Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. Camp of Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Julius Raith
49th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 49th Illinois Infantry Marker
Front.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schwartz's Battery (about 300 feet away); 11th Louisiana, 22nd Tennessee (about 300 feet away); Rutledge's Tennessee Battery (about 300 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. To better understand the movements of this unit, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
49th Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 49th Illinois Infantry Marker
Back.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on May 31, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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