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

Camp of 18th Wisconsin Infantry

Miller's Brigade - Prentiss’ Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

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

First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was in front of this camp on color line.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A79.)
 
Location. 35° 7.446′ N, 88° 20.202′ 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. 330 yards northeast of northeast corner of Spain's Field on a trail in the woods. 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); Girardey's Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutledge's Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Chalmers' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Michigan Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Camp of 18th Wisconsin Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Camp of 18th Wisconsin Infantry Marker
Looking north.
Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 61st Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); Camp of 18th Missouri Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles 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 18th Wisconsin 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 May 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on June 9, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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