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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, 43rd, 49th, 17th, 20th, and 48th Illinois,
McClernand's (1st) Division.

This battery, reduced to two guns, and six regiments of Illinois infantry, in order from left to right as above, were engaged here, under command of Col. Marsh, from about 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 7, 1862. The command then advanced to Woolf Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 59.)
 
Location. 35° 8.818′ N, 88° 20.71′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Cavalry Road ¾ mile west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the right 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. 46th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 13th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lauman's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); 7th Illinois Infantry
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. McAllister's Battery Marker
Looking west across Jones Field.
(about 500 feet away); 15th Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away); Marsh's Brigade (about 600 feet away); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the movements of the 17th Illinois, study each marker in the order shown.
 
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 north from Cavalry Road at back of tablet.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 18 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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