Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Harper's Mississippi Battery
Wood's Brigade - Hardee's Corps
—Army of the Mississippi —
Harper's Mississippi Battery,
Wood's (3d) Brigade, Hardee's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
This battery, of four guns, was in action here about 2 P.M. April 6, 1862.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 444.)
Location. 35° 7.718′ N, 88° 20.069′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.4 miles west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. This marker is between the last two cannon facing the Sarah Bell Cotton Field from the Hamburg-Savannah Road. 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. Stephens' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 11th Illinois Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Tennessee Infantry Battalion and 9th Tennessee Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Hazen's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Venable's Tenn. Infantry Myers' Battery (about 400 feet away); Statham's Brigade (about 500 feet away); McClung's Tennessee Battery (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
More about this marker. The cannon are pointed toward the Peach Orchard and the Manse George cabin, about a quarter mile to the north.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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