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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 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Harper's Mississippi Battery Marker
Inscription.
C.S.
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
Harper's Mississippi Battery image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, July 24, 2010
2. Harper's Mississippi Battery
Cannon facing Sarah Bell Cotton Field
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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
 
Harper's Mississippi Battery image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, July 24, 2010
3. Harper's Mississippi Battery
Looking north across Sarah Bell Cotton field toward Manse George cabin.
 
 
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