11th Illinois Infantry

11th Illinois Infantry (HMPYH)

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

N 35° 8.221', W 88° 21.052'

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Marsh's Brigade — McClernand's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

(front)
Illinois
11th Infantry
2d Brigade — Marsh
1st Division — McClernand
Army of the Tennessee
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11th Infantry
Commanded By
1. Lieut.-Col. T.E.C. Ransom,
Wounded.
2. Major Garrett Nevins,
Wounded.
3. Capt. L.D.Waddell.

Went into battle on this line with 9 companies (one company on picket) about 9.00 a.m., April 6, 1862, receiving a fire that killed or wounded, in a few minutes, the Lieut.-Colonel, Major, four line officers and many men. This position was held about two hours when they fell back 500 yards. The regiment lost in the battle 1 officer and 16 men killed; 4 officers and 65 men wounded; 17 men missing; total, 103.
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HM NumberHMPYH
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Marker NumberM049
Placed ByState of Illinois
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 8:12pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 376933 N 3889072
Decimal Degrees35.13701667, -88.35086667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.221', W 88° 21.052'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 13.26" N, 88° 21' 3.12" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 244-254 Hamburg Purdy Rd, Shiloh TN 38376, US
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