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

Fifth Division, Army of the Tennessee

Brig. Gen. William T. Sherman

 
 
First Division, Army of the Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. First Division, Army of the Tennessee Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
Fifth Division, Army of the Tennessee.
Brig. Gen. William T. Sherman, (wd).
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1st Brigade, Col. John A. McDowell, 8th Iowa.
2d Brigade, Col. David Stuart, 55th Illinois, (wd).
Col. T. Kilby Smith, 54th Ohio.
3d Brigade, Col. Jesse Hildebrand, 77th Ohio.
4th Brigade, Col. Ralph P. Buckland, 72d Ohio.
Battery “B” 1st Ill. Lt. Arty., Capt. Samuel E. Barrett.
Battery “E” 1st Ill. Arty. Capt. Allen D. Waterhouse, (wd).
Lieut. Abial R. Abbott, (wd).
Lieut. John A. Fitch.
6th Battery, Ind. Lt. Arty., Capt. Frederick Behr, (killed).
2d and 3d Battalions, 4th Ill. Cavalry, Col. T. L. Dickey.
Thielemanns Battalion, Illinois Cavalry.
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The Division arrived upon the field March 15, 1862 and made a reconnaissance to Pea Ridge. It went into camp on the 19th. The 3d and 4th Brigades at Shiloh Church; the 1st Brigade on the right, near Owl Creek; the 2d Brigade on the left, near Lick Creek.
Sunday morning, April 6, 1862 the Brigades were engaged in front of their several camps; The 1st, 3d and 4th until 10 A.M. when they were ordered back to the Hamburg and Purdy Road where they joined the right of the 1st Division; the 2d Brigade, on the extreme left of the Union
Sherman's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2009
2. Sherman's Headquarters Marker
The headquarters of Gen. William T. Sherman were located near the marker.
line, until 2:30 P.M. when it retired to the landing.
On Monday the 2d and 4th Brigades were engaged on the left of the 3d Division.
The Division had present for duty, of all arms, officers and men, 8580.
Its loss was 325 killed; 1277 wounded; 299 missing; Total 1901.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number H.)
 
Location. 35° 8.164′ N, 88° 21.129′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Corinth Road and Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling south on Corinth Road. Click for map. 150 yards south of crossroads on a wide trail in the 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. 11th Louisiana, 22nd Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); 38th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of Schwartz's Battery (about 400 feet away); 43rd Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Schwartz's Battery (about 400 feet away); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 17th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); Sherman's Headquarters (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .
First Division, Army of the Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. First Division, Army of the Tennessee Marker
Trail leading south from the crossroads to this marker.

1. The Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing). (Submitted on August 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Shiloh National Military Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. Biography of William Tecumseh Sherman. Civil War Biographies webpage. (Submitted on August 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 639 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   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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