Near Guys in McNairy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Approach To Shiloh
April 4, 1862
Leaving the Confederate base at Corinth, Miss. in a march which had begun the previous afternoon, the two corps of the Army of the Mississippi, commanded by Maj. Gens. Hardee and Folk, marched north along this road to unite with other units of the Army for its attack on the Federal encampment at Shiloh, Apr. 6.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 10.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 4, 1862.
Location. 34° 59.939′ N, 88° 31.166′ W. Marker is near Guys, Tennessee, in McNairy County. Marker is on U.S. 45 at milepost 0.2,, one mile south of Old U.S. 45, on the right when traveling north. Located 0.2 mi north of the TN/MS sate line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guys TN 38339, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Tennessee-Mississippi State Line (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henry Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away C.S.A. Rifle Pit (approx. 3.7 miles away in Mississippi); Retreat From Battery F (approx. 4 miles away in Mississippi); Battle of Corinth Battery F (approx. 4 miles away in Mississippi); Corinth (approx. 4.1 miles away in Mississippi); Ft. Robinette (approx. 4.2 miles away in Mississippi); War in a Railroad Town (approx. 4.2 miles away in Mississippi).
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2018, by Curtis Wise of Jackson, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 24, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 2. submitted on March 21, 2018, by Curtis Wise of Jackson, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.