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

Terrill's Battery

Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery - McCook's Division

 

—Army of the Ohio —

 
Terrill's Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Terrill's Battery Tablet
The battery was commanded by Captian William R. Terrill at the battle.
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Ohio.
Terrill's Battery,
"H" 5th United States Artillery,
McCook's (2d) Division.

This battery was engaged here from 10 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 265.)
 
Location. 35° 8.036′ N, 88° 19.893′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at stop 14, the bloody pond, of the driving tour of 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. Willard's Battery (a few steps from this marker); Bruce's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Batteries H and M, 4th U.S. Artillery / Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Bloody Pond (within shouting distance of this marker); 28th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this
Terrill's Battery Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Terrill's Battery Position
The battery is represented by a 12-pdr Howitzer and a James Type 1 Rifle at this location.
marker); 12th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
12-pdr Field Howitzer Model 1841 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. 12-pdr Field Howitzer Model 1841
This regulation 12-pdr Field Howitzer was cast by N.P. Ames of Massachusetts in 1846. It has the registry number 31 stamped on the muzzle.
3.67-inch Rifled 6-pdr Field Gun image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
4. 3.67-inch Rifled 6-pdr Field Gun
Produced in 1862 by William D. Marshall & Co. of St.Louis, Missouri, this field gun used the form of the Model 1841 6-pdr. But it was produced with 7 groove rifling. The gun weighs 884 pounds.
Battery Position from the Front image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
5. Battery Position from the Front
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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