Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Battery B, 1st Illinois Light Artillery
—Army of the Tennessee —
1st Regiment Lt. Artillery
5th Division - Sherman
Army of the Tennessee
(Plaque on Back):
Capt. Sam'l E. Barrett.
Opened fire from this position April 6, 1862 and held it from about 7:30 until 10:00 a.m. when the Battery retired and later moved to assist M'Clernand. Its loss in the battle was 1 man killed and 5 wounded; total 6.
Erected by State of Illinois.
Location. 35° 8.037′ N, 88° 21.323′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located at stop seven, Shiloh Church, 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. Army of the Mississippi (here, next to this marker); Army of the Ohio (a few steps from this marker); Army of the Tennessee (a few steps from this marker); Shiloh Church (a few steps from this marker); Shiloh United Methodist Church Shiloh Log Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Shiloh School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 17th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 577 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.