First Division, Army of the Tennessee

First Division, Army of the Tennessee (HM8AD)

Location: Shiloh, TN 38376 Hardin County
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N 35° 8.346', W 88° 20.875'

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Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand

First Division, Army of the Tennessee.
Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand.

1st Brigade, Col. Abraham M. Hare, 11th Iowa (w'd)
Col. Marcellus M. Crocker, 13th Iowa.

2d Brigade, Col. C. Carroll Marsh, 20th Illinois.
3d Brigade, Col. Julius Raith, 43d Ill. (mortally w'd.)
Lt. Col. Enos P. Wood, 17th Illinois.

Battery "D" 1st Ill. Lt. Arty., Capt. Edward McAllister, (w'd)
Battery "D" 2d Ill. Lt. Arty., Capt. James P. Timony
Battery "E" 2d Ill. Lt. Arty., Lieut. George L. Nispel
14th Battery, Ohio Lt. Arty., Capt. Jerome B. Burrows, (w'd)
6 Companies of Illinois Cavalry.

This division encamped here March 21, 1862; the 1st Brigade on the right, in Jones Field; the 2d in the center, its left on Corinth Road; the 3d along the Hamburg Road south of Review Field.

During the battle on Sunday, April 6, 1862, the division occupied seven positions on the field as follows; the first, by the 3d Brigade, east of Shiloh Church; the second, by the division, along the Corinth Road, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; the third position, at the right angles across the center of its 2d Brigade camp, at 11.15 a.m.; the fourth position in Jones Field. From its fourth position the division advanced and at 12 m. recovered its 2d Brigade camp and division headquarters. It then fell back, fighting, to Jones Field again, and held this, its fifth position, until 2.30 p.m. when it retired to its sixth position, in Cavalry Field. At 4.30 p.m. it occupied its seventh line, along the Hamburg and Savannah Road.

On Monday it was engaged in the camps of the First and Second Brigades. The division had present for duty, of all arms, officers and men, 6941. Its losses were 285 killed; 1372 wounded; 65 missing; Total 1722.
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 377205 N 3889300
Decimal Degrees35.13910000, -88.34791667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.346', W 88° 20.875'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 20.76" N, 88° 20' 52.50" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 244-254 Confederate Rd, Shiloh TN 38376, US
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