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

6th Kentucky Infantry

Hazen's Brigade - Nelson's Division

 

—Army of the Ohio —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 6th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Ohio
6th Kentucky Infantry,
Hazen's (19th) Brigade,
Nelson's (4th) Division.

This regiment was engaged here about 10 a.m. April 7, 1862. It advanced to the wheat field where a battery was captured but soon after abandoned. The regiment fell back to this place and at 1 p.m. Was engaged in the Peach Orchard.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 270.)
 
Location. 35° 8.139′ N, 88° 20.03′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Savannah Road half a mile north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. In woods 50 feet west of Wicker Field, 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. 41st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Powell's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mendenhall's Battery (about 300 feet away); 13th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); Ross' Battery
6th Kentucky Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 6th Kentucky Infantry Marker
On path in woods west of Wicker Field
(about 400 feet away); Richardson's Battery (about 400 feet away); 9th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); 3rd Iowa Infantry (about 400 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 follow the movements of the 6th Kentucky Infantry at Shiloh, study the markers in the order shown. .
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
6th Kentucky Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 6th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Barely visible from Wicker Field at the left center of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 23, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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