Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Bankhead's Tennessee Battery
Russell's Brigade - Clark's Division - Polk's Corps
—Army of the Mississippi —
Bankhead's Tennessee Battery,
Russell's (1st) Brig., Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
This battery was in line here from 3 p.m. April 6, 1862 to close of action of Sunday.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 311.)
Location. 35° 8.214′ N, 88° 20.553′ 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 edge of Duncan Field on the trail along Ruggles Battery, 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. 8th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Stanford's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington (La.) Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Robertson's Alabama Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crescent (La.) Regiment Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 400 feet away); Ruggles' Batteries (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
Also see . . . Bankhead's Tennessee Battery. A history of the battery. (Submitted on July 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 804 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.