Friday, June 13, 2008

52nd Illinois

On back of monument:
52d Infantry,
Commanded by 1. Major H. Stark.
2. Capt. E. A. Bowen.
This regiment was held in reserve until 4 p.m., April 6, 1862, when it formed for battle on this line and resisted the attack of the enemy until withdrawn for the night. Its loss in the battle was 1 officer and 22 men killed; 3 officers and 120 men wounded; 9 men missing; total, 155.

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