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

26th Kentucky Infantry

Smith's Brigade - Crittenden's Division

 

—Army of the Ohio —

 
26th Kentucky Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 26th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Ohio 26th Kentucky Infantry, Smith's (14th) Brigade, Crittenden's (5th) Division.
This regiment was engaged here at 10.30 a.m. April 7, 1862. It participated in the charge upon, and capture of a battery at the wheat field, fell back to this place, and at 12 m. advanced again to the Hamburg Road where it was engaged until 3 p.m.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 273.)
 
Location. 35° 8.14′ N, 88° 20.159′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hornet's Nest Loop 0.1 miles north of Sunken Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. 100 yards east of Hornet's Nest Loop on trail leading to 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. 23rd Missouri Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Welker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Mendenhall's Battery (within shouting
26th Kentucky Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 26th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Looking southwest along trail toward Eastern Corinth Road.
distance of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin State Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14th 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 better understand the movements of the 26th Kentucky Infantry, study each marker in the order shown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on June 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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