Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
59th Ohio Infantry
Boyle's Brigade - Crittenden's Division
—Army of the Ohio —
Boyle's (11th) Brigade
Crittenden's (5th) Division
Army of the Ohio
This regiment formed here in support of Barlett's battery at 10 a.m., April 7, 1862, and held the position until about 12 m., when it advanced to left and front, and was engaged near Hamburg road, where its greatest loss occurred. Its loss was 6 men killed; 51 wounded; total, 57.
Erected by State of Ohio. (Marker Number M136.)
Location. 35° 8.257′ N, 88° 20.212′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Eastern Corinth Road 0.1 miles south of Corinth-Pittsburg Road, on the left when traveling south. 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. Bartlett's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 61st Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Richardson's Battery (within shouting distance 13th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone's Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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 59th Ohio 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 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 384 times since then. Last updated on June 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.