Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Ketchum's Alabama Battery
Pond's Brigade - Ruggles’ Division - Bragg's Corps
—Army of the Mississippi —
Ketchum's Alabama Battery,
Pond's (3d) Brig., Ruggles' (1st) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
Two sections (four guns) of this battery were in action here from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., April 6, 1862.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 373.)
Location. 35° 8.983′ N, 88° 20.583′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 22 half a mile south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. About 200 yards southeast of Jones Field on a trail in the woods. Trail starts in northeast corner of field, about 150 yards southeast of highway 22. 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. A different marker also named Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 700 feet away); Smith's Brigade Brewer's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away); 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA (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 •
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