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 —

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

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.
HM NumberHMF32
Placed ByState of Iowa
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
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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