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

23rd Missouri Infantry

Prentiss’ Divsion

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
23rd Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 23rd Missouri Infantry Marker
Inscription.

U.S.
23d Missouri Infantry,
Prentiss' (6th) Division,
Army of the Tennessee
This regiment reported to General Prentiss for duty at 9 A.M. April 6, 1862 and was engaged here until 4 P.M. when it fell back 200 yards.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 231.)
 
Location. 35° 8.047′ N, 88° 20.215′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sunken Road 0.2 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the left. 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. 18th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 31st Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); Shaver's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 21st Missouri Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
More about this marker.
23rd Missouri Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 23rd Missouri Infantry Marker
Looking to the west along the Sunken Road, showing the line of battle.
Marker is in the "Hornets' Nest" section of the Sunken Road, in Shiloh National Military Park. The road is an unpaved pedestrian route.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To follow the movements of the 23rd Missouri Infantry at Shiloh, study the markers in the order shown. .
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on June 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 22, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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