8th Iowa Infantry

8th Iowa Infantry (HMPMA)

Location: Shiloh, TN 38376 Hardin County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 8.08', W 88° 20.253'

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Sweeny's Brigade - W.H.L. Wallace's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

(front):
Iowa
In memory of her
8th Infantry,
Sweeny's (3d) Brigade,
W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Division,
Army of the Tennessee

(back):
Iowa
8th Regiment Infantry Volunteers,
Commanded by Col. James L. Geddes.
The regiment held this position from about 11 a.m., April 6, 1862, until about 4 p.m., when it changed front to the left and held this second position until about 5 p.m. When nearly surrounded it attempted to retreat but finding all avenues of escape cut off, surrendered about 6 p.m. The regiment entered the engagement with an aggregate of about 600 men. Its loss was, killed, 40; wounded, (18 mortally) 113; missing, 340; total, 493.
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HM NumberHMPMA
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Marker NumberM101
Placed ByState of Iowa
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 7:43pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 378142 N 3888795
Decimal Degrees35.13466667, -88.33755000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.08', W 88° 20.253'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 4.80" N, 88° 20' 15.18" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 713-901 Sunken Rd, Shiloh TN 38376, US
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