Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
by the state of Iowa
of the loyalty patriotism
and bravery of her sons
who on this battlefield
on the 6th and 7th days of April
fought to perpetuate
the sacred union
of the states
2d Infantry Lt. Col. James Baker
3d Infantry Maj. W.M. Stone
6th Infantry Lt. Col. J.W. Williams
7th Infantry Lt. Col. J.C. Parrott
8th Infantry Col. J.L. Geddes
11th Infantry Lt. Col. William Hall
12th Infantry Col. J.J. Woods
13th Infantry Col. M.M. Crocker
14th Infantry Col. W.T. Shaw
15th Infantry Col. H.T. Reid
16th Infaantry Col. Alex Chalmers
1st Brig. - 1st Div., Col. A. M. Hare, 11th Iowa, (Wounded)
Col. M. M. Crocker, 13th Iowa
1st Brig.- 2d Div., Col. J. M. Tuttle, 2d Iowa
1st Brig. - 4th Div., Col. N. G. Williams, 3d Iowa, (Wounded)
3d Brig. - 4th Div., Brig. Gen. J. G. Lauman.
1st BRIG. - 5th DIV., Col. J. A. McDowell, 6th Iowa.
will little note
nor long remember
what we say here
but it can never forget
what they did here.
Who all that day stood in the battle's shock
Fame holds them dear, and with immortal pen
Inscribes their names on the enduring rock.
Erected by State of Iowa.
Location. 35° 9.046′ N, 88° 19.46′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located just west of the visitor center in Shiloh National Military Park, next to a service road. 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. Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 40th Illinois - 6th Iowa Infantry Regiments (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 51st Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Mann's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 58th Indiana Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Also see . . . Iowa in the Civil War. Web site with resources about Iowa's contribution to the Civil War. (Submitted on August 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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