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

Thurber's Battery

Battery I, 1st Missouri Light Artillery - L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Thurber's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
Thurber's Battery,
"I" 1st Missouri Artillery,
L. Wallace's (2d) Division.

This battery, with five guns, was engaged here from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 131.)
 
Location. 35° 8.901′ N, 88° 20.906′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cavalry Road and Sherman Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. 250 yards north of intersection, a few yards into the woods at the western edge 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. 54th Ohio Infantry - 55th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Whittlesey's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); McAllister's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Willard's Battery (about
Thurber's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Thurber's Battery Marker
Looking south.
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 22nd Alabama Infantry - 1st Louisiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); Mann's Battery (about 300 feet away); Buckland's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Thurber's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Thurber's Battery Marker
View of marker, west from Jones Field.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 3 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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