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

Cleburne's Brigade

Hardee's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Cleburne's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, July 24, 2010
1. Cleburne's Brigade Tablet
Inscription.
C.S.
Cleburne's (2d) Brigade,

15th Arkansas, skirmishers,
Bate's 2d Tenn.,24th Tenn.,Hill's 5th Tenn.,6th Miss.,23rd Tenn.
Hardee's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi
This brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, attacked the enemy at 8 A.M. April 6, 1862 and was repulsed with severe loss. Being reinforced it advanced again and at 10 A.M. drove back the Union line beyond Shiloh Church.

The 6th Miss. charged the position at Rhea house and lost in killed and wounded 300 out of 425 engaged.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 425.)
 
Location. 35° 7.806′ N, 88° 21.367′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth Road 0.1 miles north of Peabody Road, on the left 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. Johnson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Polk's Tennessee Battery (about 600 feet away, measured in a
View of marker from Shiloh Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, July 24, 2010
2. View of marker from Shiloh Church
Looking south from Shiloh Church the Cleburne's brigade marker is barely visible on the right side of Corinth Road.
direct line); Mississippi Monument (about 600 feet away); Russell's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Second Tennessee Regiment (about 700 feet away); Waterhouse's Battery (about 800 feet away); Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
More about this marker. The marker is one of a group of three at the point where Corinth Road crosses Shiloh Branch.
 
Regarding Cleburne's Brigade. Cleburne's brigade divided as it charged into the muddy ravine of Shiloh Branch. Cleburne tried to lead directly through the morass, and was thrown from his horse. Most of his brigade went north toward Buckland's position (Army of the Tennessee, 5th Div., 4th Brigade) at Shiloh Church, but as noted on the marker, the 6th Mississippi went to the right into Rhea Field where they engaged with Hildebrand's brigade (Army of the Tennessee, 5th Div., 3rd Brigade).
 
Also see . . .  Cleburne's Brigade. Description of the actions of Cleburne's Brigade in the battle. (Submitted on August 2, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Shiloh Creek image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, July 24, 2010
3. Shiloh Creek
This is a view of Shiloh Creek east of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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