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

Brewer's Battalion

Cheatham's Division - Polk's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Brewer's Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Brewer's Battalion Marker
Inscription.
C. S.
Brewer's Battalion,
Mississippi and Alabama Cavalry,
Cheatham's (2d) Div., Polk's Corps.
Army of the Mississippi.

This battalion of cavalry was engaged here about 4 p.m. April 6, 1862, and bivouacked in this vicinity Sunday night, with pickets in valley of Tilghman Creek.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 344.)
 
Location. 35° 9.117′ N, 88° 20.617′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Pittsburg Landing Road 0.4 miles south of Tennessee Highway 22, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Barely visible from road. 20 yards southeast of road in woods. 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. 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Ketchum's Alabama Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oglesby-Hare HQ Monument
Brewer's Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Brewer's Battalion Marker
Looking north.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thayer's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thompson's Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Brewer's Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Brewer's Battalion Marker
Looking southwest along Highway 22. Back of marker (see red post) barely visible at left center.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 5 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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