Shiloh National Military Park

Hamburg-Purdy Road

15th Indiana monument on the Hamburg-Purdy Road (35K)

Image 1: 15th Indiana monument along the Hamburg-Purdy Road. A view of the Union 15th Indiana regiment monument, looking west along the Hamburg-Purdy Road. The 40th Indiana regiment's monument is in the background. This section of the battlefield sits between the Davis Wheat Field and the Review Field.

Federal troops retreated through this area on the morning of April 6, 1862, and Confederate troops formed up here before assaulting the Hornets' Nest. The next day, Union troops formed up north of here and went through this area in order to assault the center of the Confederate battle line.

15th Indiana monument (39K)

Image 2: Another view of the 15th Indiana monument.

15th Indiana monument, from the front (45K)

Image 3: The front of the 15th Indiana monument.

These photographs were taken in May, 2002 with a Nikon F-601 autofocus SLR, using a Nikkor 24mm - 50mm f2.8 wide angle zoom lens. The images were captured on Kodak Gold 200 film.