Sunday, July 27, 2008

34th Illinois

On back of monument:
34th Infantry
Commanded by
1. Major Chas. N. Levanway, Killed.
2. Capt. H. W. Bristol.

This regiment reached Pittsburg Landing at 5 a.m., April 7, 1862, formed line on the Corinth road near Hurlbut's head- quarters, advanced to the edge of this field where it relieved Rousseau about 11.50 a.m. Then it again advanced to this point and charged through and beyond the pond. Its loss in the battle was 1 officer and 14 men killed; 7 officers and 105 men wounded; total, 127 .

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