81st Ohio Infantry

81st Ohio Infantry (HMQ1S)

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

N 35° 8.475', W 88° 20.966'

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

— Army of the Tennessee —

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Ohio
81st Infantry
Commanded by
Col. Thomas Morton
McArthur's (2d) Brigade
W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Division
Army of the Tennessee

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This regiment guarded Snake Creek bridge during forenoon April 6, 1862; assisted in repelling enemy's advance at army's extreme right after noon; by personal order of Gen. Grant, received at 3 p.m., developed enemy's position at crossing of Hamburg & Savannah and main Corinth roads; formed left of McClernand's command April 7th; drove enemy from a battery shortly before end of battle, where its greatest loss occurred. Its loss was 2 officers and 2 men killed; 17 men wounded; 2 men missing; total, 23.
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HM NumberHMQ1S
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Marker NumberM146
Placed ByState of Ohio
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 12:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 377070 N 3889540
Decimal Degrees35.14125000, -88.34943333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.475', W 88° 20.966'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 28.50" N, 88° 20' 57.96" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 211-299 Sherman Rd, Shiloh TN 38376, US
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