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

Richardson's Battery

Battery D, 1st Missouri Light Artillery - W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Richardson's Battery, 1st Missouri Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Richardson's Battery, 1st Missouri Light Artillery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Richardson's Battery,
"D" 1st MO. Lt Art., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee
One section of this battery was engaged here from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 108.)
 
Location. 35° 8.074′ N, 88° 19.993′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road half a mile north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. In southwest corner of Wicker Field, in Shiloh National Military Park. 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. 3rd Iowa Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ross' Battery (a few steps from this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Mendenhall's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 28th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away);
Richardson's Battery, 1st Missouri Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Richardson's Battery, 1st Missouri Light Artillery Marker
Looking south, the direction the unit was facing in the engagement described.
6th Kentucky Infantry (about 400 feet away); Batteries H and M, 4th U.S. Artillery / Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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