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

24th Kentucky Infantry

Wagner's Brigade - Wood's Division

 

—Army of the Ohio —

 
24th Kentucky Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 24th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Ohio.
24th Kentucky Infantry,
Wagner's (21st) Brigade,
Wood's (6th) Division.

This regiment arrived on the field "Monday April 7, 1862 in time to participate in the winding up of the battle". It was slightly engaged here at about 2.30 p.m.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 297.)
 
Location. 35° 8.008′ N, 88° 20.75′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.4 miles east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. 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. 49th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Camp of 49th Illinois Infantry (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); 40th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 57th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); 15th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); Veatch's Brigade
24th Kentucky Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 24th Kentucky Infantry Marker
Looking east on Hamburg-Purdy Road. 49th Illinois tablet and 40th Indiana Monument in background.
(about 500 feet away); Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); 7th Iowa Infantry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 571 times since then and 33 times this year. Last updated on March 20, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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