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

Approach to Shiloh

Apr. 5, 1862

 
 
Approach to Shiloh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 4, 2013
1. Approach to Shiloh Marker
Inscription. Major Gen. Don Carlos Buell’s Federal Army of the Ohio arrived here after marching 135 miles in 22 days from Nashville. Here it turned south, led by Brig. Gen. William Nelson’s 4th Div, and marched upriver to a point opposite Pittsburg Landing. They arrived at dusk on April 6 and crossed the river to take part in the next day’s counterattack.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 17.)
 
Location. 35° 13.463′ N, 88° 14.771′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 64), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Main Street, Savannah TN 38372, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Hardin (approx. ¼ mile away); War Comes to Savannah (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cherry Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grant at Cherry Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Approach to Shiloh (approx. 6.5 miles away); First Engagement on Shiloh Battlefield (approx.
Approach to Shiloh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 4, 2013
2. Approach to Shiloh Marker
6.5 miles away); 9th Illinois Infantry (approx. 6.6 miles away); Headquarters General U. S. Grant (approx. 6.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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