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

Camp of Dresser's Battery

McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Camp of Dresser's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Camp of Dresser's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
Camp of
Dresser's Battery,
"D", 2d Ill. Lt. Arty., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 3/4 mile south, at Water-Oaks Pond.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A13.)
 
Location. 35° 8.967′ N, 88° 20.817′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on State Highway 22 0.7 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. Thurber's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Missouri Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thompson's Battery (about 400 feet away); Morgan's Cavalry (about 400 feet away); Smith's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Whittlesey's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Buckland's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Mann's Battery (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Camp of Dresser's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Camp of Dresser's Battery Marker
Looking south in Jones Field.
Camp of Dresser's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Camp of Dresser's Battery Marker
Looking west. Highway 22 at right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 214 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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