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 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 •
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