12th Iowa Infantry Regiment

12th Iowa Infantry Regiment (HMF32)

Location: Shiloh, TN 38376 Hardin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 8.176', W 88° 20.288'

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

— Army of the Tennessee —

(Front):
Iowa
to her
12th Infantry.
Tuttle's (1st) Brigade,
W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.

(Back):
Iowa
12th Regiment Infantry Volunteers
Commanded by Col. J.J. Woods (wounded and captured)
Capt. S.R. Edgington (captured)
This Regiment held this position against repeated attacks from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 6, 1862. It then about-faced to meet an attack coming from the rear and fought its way back to the camp of the 41st Illinois, where it was surrounded and captured at 5:30 p.m. Total number reported present for duty including musicians, teamsters, etc., 489. Its loss, in the battle was, 2 officers and 15 men killed; 1 officer and 42 men wounded and left on the field; 33 men wounded and captured, and 20 officers and 366 men missing; total, 479. Of the wounded, 16 died of their wounds; of the missing 4 were never afterwards heard from; they were doubtless killed; of the missing 71 died in prison.
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HM NumberHMF32
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Placed ByState of Iowa
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:16pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 378092 N 3888974
Decimal Degrees35.13626667, -88.33813333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.176', W 88° 20.288'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 10.56" N, 88° 20' 17.28" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 219 Sunken Rd, Shiloh TN 38376, US
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