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

Bankhead's Tennessee Battery, 11th Louisiana Infantry

Russell's Brigade - Clark's Division - Polk's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Bankhead's Tennessee Battery, 11th Louisiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Bankhead's Tennessee Battery, 11th Louisiana Infantry Marker
Inscription.
C. S.
Army of the Mississippi.
Bankhead's Tennessee Battery,
11th Louisiana Infantry,
Russell's (1st) Brig., Clark's (1st) Div.,
Polk's Corps.

This battery, and a part of the regiment, were in reserve here April 7, 1862, and were engaged in the final action of the day.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 313.)
 
Location. 35° 8.101′ N, 88° 21.275′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth Road 0.2 miles south of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. 20 yards west of road in cemetery. 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. Trabue's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Confederate Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Kirk's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Shiloh Log Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Army of the Tennessee (about 400 feet away); Army of the Ohio
Bankhead's Tennessee Battery, 11th Louisiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Bankhead's Tennessee Battery, 11th Louisiana Infantry Marker
Looking north in the direction of battle, toward the crossroads.
(about 400 feet away); Battery B, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (about 500 feet away); Army of the Mississippi (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Bankhead's Tennessee Battery, 11th Louisiana Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Bankhead's Tennessee Battery, 11th Louisiana Infantry Marker
Looking west from Corinth Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 255 times since then. 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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