14th Iowa Infantry Regiment

14th Iowa Infantry Regiment (HMF1Z)

Location: Shiloh, TN 38376 Hardin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 8.122', W 88° 20.267'

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

— Army of the Tennessee —

(Front):
Iowa
to her
14th Infantry,
Tuttle's (1st) Brigade,
W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.

(Back):
Iowa
14th Regiment Infantry Volunteers
Commanded by Col. W.T. Shaw
This regiment (seven companies) held this position against repeated attacks from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. April 6, 1862.

In attempting to follow the rest of the brigade which was being withdrawn it became hotly engaged about 200 yards east of this position. Repulsing this attack it continued to retire towards the Hamburg Road, fighting heavily. Reaching the camp of the 32d Illinois Infantry it found itself entirely surrounded by the junction of the Confederate right and left wings. It was captured about 6 p.m.

Present for duty, including musicians, teamsters, etc. 442.

Its loss was,killed 8 men; wounded 2 officers and 37 men; captured 15 officers and 211 men; total 273.

Of the wounded, 5 died of their wounds; of the captured, 15 died in prison.
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Placed ByState of Iowa
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 3:16am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 378122 N 3888873
Decimal Degrees35.13536667, -88.33778333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.122', W 88° 20.267'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 7.32" N, 88° 20' 16.02" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7400 Sunken Rd, Shiloh TN 38376, US
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