Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Battery D, 1st Illinois Light Artillery
— Army of the Tennessee —
1st Regiment Lt. Artillery
1st Division - McClernand
Army of the Tennessee
(Plaque on Back):
Capt. E. McAllister, wounded.
This battery of four 24 pounders went into action here about 9:00 a.m., April 6, 1863, holding this position until about 11:00 a.m., when it retired along the Corinth Road, leaving one gun. The battery had 1 officer and 3 men wounded.
Erected by State of Illinois.
Location. 35° 8.252′ N, 88° 20.81′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling west. Located at the north end of Review Field, in Shiloh National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 4th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 4th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Tennessee Infantry 25th Indiana Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 45th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Bankhead's Tennessee Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); 14th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,618 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.