Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Colonel Everett Peabody
On shield on cannon:
Commanding 1st Brigade,
Army of the Tennessee.
Was killed here at 9 A.M.,
April 6, 1862.
U. S. Headquarters, 1st Brigade 6th Division Army of the Tennessee. Col. Everett Peabody, 25th Mo. Commanding Established March 25th, 1862.
Erected 1988 by Shiloh National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 7.642′ N, 88° 20.798′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Memorial is on Peabody Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. Camp of 25th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Invasion of the Union Camps (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th Missouri Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 12th Michigan Infantry (about 700 feet away); Wood's Brigade12th Tennessee Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); 21st Missouri Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named 21st Missouri Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
More about this marker. This monument denotes the location of Peabody's headquarters and the site of his death. It is the only monument at Shiloh that is a headquarters monument and a mortuary monument.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Shiloh. National Park Service page about the battle. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Colonel Everett Peabody - Unsung Hero of Shiloh. (Submitted on September 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 1,351 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 22, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. 2. submitted on September 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on October 22, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. 4. submitted on October 9, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.