I used to have two blogs, Battlefield Wanderings and the Battle of Shiloh. I've now merged the two into one.
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
On back of monument: 8th Infantry, Commanded by 1. Capt. J. M. Ashmore, Wounded. 2. Capt. W. H. Harvey, Killed. 3. Capt. R. H. Sturgess. This line was held from 9.30 a.m. until 11.00 a.m. April 6, 1862, when the regiment was forced back to a position behind Duncan field. It lost in the battle, 1 officer and 29 men killed; 1 officer and 90 men wounded; 3 men missing; total, 124.