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

61st Illinois Infantry

Miller's Brigade - Prentiss’ Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
61st Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. 61st Illinois Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
61st Illinois Infantry,
Miller's (2d) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This regiment was engaged here from 7.30 a.m. to 8.30 a.m. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 224.)
 
Location. 35° 7.314′ N, 88° 20.338′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Eastern Corinth Road 0.2 miles south of Peabody Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. 300 yards east of road in Spain's Field. 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. 18th Missouri Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named 18th Missouri Infantry (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named 61st Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); Camp of 18th Missouri Infantry (about 600 feet away); Hickenlooper's Battery (about 600 feet away); Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); Gladden's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chalmers' Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .
61st Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. 61st Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking south.
 Shiloh markers naming the 61st Illinois Infantry. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
61st Illinois Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. 61st Illinois Infantry Marker
Looking east.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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