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

Bruce's Brigade

Nelson's Division

 

—Army of the Ohio —

 
Bruce's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Bruce's Brigade Tablet
The brigade was commanded by Colonel Sanders D. Bruce at the battle.
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Ohio.
Bruce's (22d) Brigade,
2d Kentucky, 1st Kentucky,
20th Kentucky,
Nelson's (4th) Division.

This brigade, with its regiments in order as above, was engaged here at 10 a.m. April 7, 1862. It advanced across the peach orchard.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 267.)
 
Location. 35° 8.041′ N, 88° 19.905′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the left 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 (here, next to this marker); Batteries H and M, 4th U.S. Artillery / Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery (here, next to this marker); Terrill's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 28th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Bloody Pond
Bruce's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Bruce's Brigade Tablet
The tablet stands near the Bloody Pond, near the center of the line established on April 7th. The battery in front of the tablet represents the location of Willard's Battery on the first day (April 6th) of fighting.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 9th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Bruce's Brigade at Shiloh. Narrative of the brigade's part in the battle of Shiloh. (Submitted on August 1, 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 507 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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