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, of six guns, was in action here from about 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 6, 1862. Next position in Ruggles' line.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 310.)
Location. 35° 8.29′ N, 88° 20.842′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of McClernand Road and Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling north on McClernand Road. Click for map. Located north of Review 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. 14th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 25th Indiana Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); 12th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery D, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (about 300 feet Illinois Cavalry Camp (about 300 feet away); 45th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 4th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
Also see . . . Bankhead's Tennessee Battery. A history of the battery. (Submitted on September 5, 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 516 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.