“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

21st Missouri and pickets

Peabody's Brigade - Prentiss’ Division


—Army of the Tennessee —

21st Missouri and pickets Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 14, 2004
1. 21st Missouri and pickets Marker
21st Missouri and pickets of
Peabody's (1st) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

The 21st Mo., 3 companies of 25th Mo., 2 companies of 12th Mich. and 4 companies of 16th Wisconsin were engaged here from 6:30 A.M. to 7:30 A.M. April 6, 1862.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 217.)
Location. 35° 7.258′ N, 88° 21.118′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Reconnoitering Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located a few dozen yards south of the road along the old farm road beds leading to Seay Field, 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. 7th Arkansas and 2d Arkansas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Line of Defense (approx. 0.2 miles away); 21st Missouri and Pickets (approx. 0.2 miles away); 12th Michigan Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); 25th Missouri Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); 8th and 9th Arkansas Battalions (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named 7th Arkansas and 2d Arkansas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shaver's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
Also see . . .  21st Missouri. Regimental history. (Submitted on November 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 854 times since then and 63 times this year. Photo   1. 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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