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

Thurber's Battery

L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Thurber's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Thurber's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
Army of the Tennessee.
Thurber's Battery,
"I", 1st Missouri Light Artillery,
L. Wallace's (3d) Division.

This battery, with five guns, was in action here from about 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 130.)
 
Location. 35° 9′ N, 88° 20.783′ 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. 75 yards southeast of highway 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. 14th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan's Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of Dresser's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Oglesby-Hare HQ Monument
Thurber's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Thurber's Battery Marker
Looking southwest. Highway 22 is to the right; Camp of Dresser's Battery (A13) marker visible in background.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry (about 500 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, March 18, 2011
3. Thurber's Battery Marker
Looking southeast.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 13 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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