6th Iowa Infantry

6th Iowa Infantry (HMQ24)

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

N 35° 8.547', W 88° 21.017'

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McDowell's Brigade - Sherman's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —


To Her
6th Infantry,
McDowell's (1st) Brigade,
Sherman's (5th) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.


6th Regiment Infantry Volunteers
Commanded by Capt. John Williams (wounded)
Capt. Madison M. Walden

This regiment held a position near its camp on the Purdy road, the extreme right of the army, until 10 o'clock a.m., April 6, 1862. Then it moved to the left and rear, and was engaged in this vicinity against a strong force of the enemy's infantry and artillery, for four hours; its last position being in Jones field, from which it was ordered to retire about 2.30 p.m. It then fell back to the support of General Webster's Artillery, where it was engaged when the battle closed, at sun-down. In detachments, commanded by company officers, the regiment participated in the movements of the army throughout the 7th. Present for duty; officers 27; men 605; total, 632. Its loss was, killed 52; wounded 100; captured 37; total, 189.
HM NumberHMQ24
Marker NumberM099
Placed ByState of Iowa
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:49pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 376994 N 3889674
Decimal Degrees35.14245000, -88.35028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.547', W 88° 21.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 32.82" N, 88° 21' 1.02" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 742 Sherman Rd, Shiloh TN 38376, US
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