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

Stewart's Brigade

Clark's Division -- Polk's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Stewart's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
C.S.
Stewart's (2d) Brigade,
5th Tenn., 33d Tenn., 13th Ark., 4th Tenn.,
Stanford's Mississippi Battery,
Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, was in position here at 10 a.m. April 6, 1862. The three left regiments advanced to the Cross Roads. The 4th Tenn., led by General Stewart, charged a battery at northwest corner of Review Field. Stanfords' battery remained here one hour in action and was next engaged in Ruggles' line.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 315.)
 
Location. 35° 7.861′ N, 88° 20.883′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.4 miles east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is about 1/4 mile south of Hamburg-Purdy Road, in Lost Field, in Shiloh National Military Park. According to the Trailhead Graphics map, there is a trail from Review Field to this marker, but the trail is not visible from the road, and parts of it are very overgrown. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8
Stewart's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Stewart's Brigade Marker
Looking north toward Review Field.
other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wood's Brigade (about 600 feet away); 77th Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp of 49th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 24th Kentucky Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Stewart's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Stewart's Brigade Marker
Looking west on trail. 4th Illinois Cavalry camp tablet visible in background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 224 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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