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

McAllister's Battery

McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. McAllister's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
McAllister's Battery,
45th, 43d, 49th, 17th, 20th, and 49th Illinois,
McClernand's (1st) Division.

This battery, with three guns, was engaged here about 4 P.M., April 6, 1862. At 9 a.m. on the 7th, with two guns, it was again engaged here. In this last engagement it was supported by the six Illinois regiments in order as above, commanded by Col. Marsh.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 58.)
 
Location. 35° 8.734′ N, 88° 20.296′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Cavalry Road 0.3 miles west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located in Shiloh National Military Park. 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. 13th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wharton's Texas Rangers (about 300 feet away); 52nd Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 53rd Ohio Infantry
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. McAllister's Battery Marker
Looking north toward Cavalry Road.
(about 400 feet away); Camp of 15th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 29th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 46th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Shiloh markers for the 45th Illinois Infantry. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
2. Shiloh markers naming the 49th Illinois Infantry. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. McAllister's Battery Marker
Looking west along Cavalry Road in the direction of engagement.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 345 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. 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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