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

Willard's Battery

Battery A, 1st Illinois Light Artillery - W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Willard's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Willard's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
Willard's Battery.
"A" 1st Illinois Light Artillery,
W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Division.

This battery, with three guns, was in action here at 10 a.m. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 106.)
 
Location. 35° 8.888′ N, 88° 20.855′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Cavalry Road 0.8 miles west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. 150 yards north of Cavalry Road in middle of Jones 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. Thompson's Battery (a few steps from this marker); Mann's Battery (a few steps from this marker); Buckland's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); McAllister's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 54th Ohio Infantry - 55th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry
Willard's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Willard's Battery Marker
Looking south across Jones Field.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Thurber's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Whittlesey's Brigade (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Willard's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Willard's Battery Marker
Looking east along the line of engagement. Thompson's Battery is in the foreground, with Willard's Battery to its left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 308 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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