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

Thompson's Battery

L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Thompson's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Thompson's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
Thompson's Battery,
9th Indiana Light Artillery,
L. Wallace's (3d) Division.

This battery, with six guns, was engaged here from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 126.)
 
Location. 35° 9′ N, 88° 20.75′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on State Highway 22 0.6 miles south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. 100 yards southeast of road in Jones Field. 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. Smith's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Thurber's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Oglesby-Hare HQ Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); Morgan's Cavalry (about 400 feet away); Camp of Dresser's Battery (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Thompson's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Thompson's Battery Marker
Looking south.
Thompson's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Thompson's Battery Marker
Looking west. This marker on left; Thurber's Battery marker (#130) and gun visible in background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 65 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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