Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Stanford's Mississippi Battery
Stewart's Brigade - Clark's Division - Polk's Corps
—Army of the Mississippi —
Stanford's Mississippi Battery,
Stewart's (2d) Brig., Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
This battery, of six guns, was engaged here from about 3 p.m. April 6, 1862 to about 11 a.m. Monday April 7, 1862 when four of its guns were captured.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 323.)
Location. 35° 8.189′ N, 88° 20.555′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located on the trail along Ruggles Battery line, in Shiloh National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 13th Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Bankhead's Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Robertson's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutledge's Tennessee Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington (La.) Artillery (about 300 feet away); Crescent (La.) Regiment (about 500 feet away); Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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