40th Illinois Infantry

40th Illinois Infantry (HMQ1Z)

Location: Shiloh, TN 38376 Hardin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 8.452', W 88° 21.017'

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McDowell's Brigade - Sherman's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —


40th Infantry
1st Brigade — McDowell
5th Division — Sherman
Army of the Tennessee

40th Illinois,
Commanded by
1. Col. S. G. Hicks, Wounded.
2. Lieut. Col. J. M. Boothe.

Occupied this, their third position, about 12.00 M., April 6, 1862, and held it until 1.30 P.M., sustaining their heaviest loss. The regiment then fell back to the landing. Its loss in the battle was 1 officer and 46 men killed; 11 officers and 149 men wounded; 9 men missing; total, 216.
HM NumberHMQ1Z
Marker NumberM060
Placed ByState of Illinois
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 8:08am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 376992 N 3889499
Decimal Degrees35.14086667, -88.35028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.452', W 88° 21.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 27.12" 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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