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Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

3rd Mississippi Infantry Battalion

Wood's Brigade - Hardee's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
3rd Mississippi Infantry Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 13, 2004
1. 3rd Mississippi Infantry Battalion Marker
Inscription.
C.S.
3d Mississippi Infantry Battalion,
Wood's (3d) Brigade, Hardee's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This battalion, on picket at this place, was attacked at 4:55 A.M., April 6, 1862, by reconnoitering party sent out by General Prentiss. It held its ground until relieved by brigade about 6 A.M.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 435.)
 
Location. 35° 7.194′ N, 88° 21.69′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 142, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on a foot trail through the junction of Fraley and Wood's Fields, 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. 25th Missouri Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 7th Arkansas and 2d Arkansas (approx. ¼ mile away); 8th and 9th Arkansas Battalions (approx. ¼ mile away); Cleburne's (2d) Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); 21st Missouri and Pickets (approx. 0.3 miles away);
3rd Mississippi Infantry Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 13, 2004
2. 3rd Mississippi Infantry Battalion Marker
Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. half a mile away); 21st Missouri and pickets (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named 7th Arkansas and 2d Arkansas (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 1,226 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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