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

Welker's Battery

Battery H, 1tst Missouri Lt. Art., W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Welker's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Welker's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Welker's Battery,
"H" 1st MO.Lt.Art., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This battery, of two 10 pdr. and two 20 pdr. Parrotts occupied this position April 6, 1862 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. One section under Lt. Edwards advanced to west side of the Peach Orchard where it was engaged two hours.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 111.)
 
Location. 35° 8.148′ N, 88° 20.134′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hornet's Nest Loop 0.1 miles south of Corinth-Pittsburg Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. About 200 yards east of Hornet's Nest Loop on the trail to 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. 26th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Ohio Infantry (within shouting
Welker's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Welker's Battery Marker
Looking south toward the Hornet's Nest area.
distance of this marker); Wisconsin State Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mendenhall's Battery (about 300 feet away); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); 14th Iowa Infantry (about 400 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 386 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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