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

Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery

Commanded by Capt. Andrew Hickenlooper -- Prentiss’ Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery Monument
Inscription. (front):
Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery
Commanded by
Capt. Andrew Hickenlooper
Prentiss'(6th) Division
Army of the Tennessee

(back):
This battery went into action at 7.30 a.m., April 6, 1862,in Spain field. At 9 a.m. it retired to this place with four guns and was hotly engaged until 4 p.m., when it retired with 3 guns to McArthur's headquarters, where it was engaged in last encounter of the day. Its loss was 1 man killed; 1 officer and 8 men wounded; total 20. It had 2 guns captured and 1 disabled.
 
Erected by State of Ohio. (Marker Number M115.)
 
Location. 35° 8.075′ N, 88° 20.243′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sunken Road 0.1 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located along the "Sunken Road" in Shiloh National Military Park. The "Sunken road" is not paved, and for pedestrians only. 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. 12th Michigan Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 18th Missouri Infantry
Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaver's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Munch's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
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