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

Stephens’ Brigade

Cheatham's Division - Polks Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Stephens' Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Stephens' Brigade Tablet
Inscription.
C.S.
Stephens' (2d) Brigade,

7th Ky., 9th Tenn., 6th Tenn.,
Cheatham's (2d) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

These regiments of this Brigade, in order from left to right as above, were engaged here in two unsuccessful charges at about 10.30 a.m. to 12 m. April 6, 1862. The command was then moved by right flank along Hamburg Road to the Peach Orchard where it joined Breckinredge.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 337.)
 
Location. 35° 8.054′ N, 88° 20.343′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Eastern Corinth Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. 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. Putnam Stump (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Gibson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaver's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 9th Arkansas Battalion - 8th Arkansas - 27th Tennessee - 44th Tennessee
Stephens' Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Stephens' Brigade Tablet
The Brigade tablet is followed by three others along the Eastern Corinth Road.
(about 300 feet away); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 500 feet away); Arkansas Memorial (about 500 feet away); Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Stephens' Brigade. Details of the activities during the battle by the brigade commanded by Col. William H. Stephens. (Submitted on September 25, 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 446 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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