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

Russell's Brigade

Clark's Division - Polk's Corps

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
 
Russell's (1st) Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nick Kurtz, June 14, 2004
1. Russell's (1st) Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
C.S.
Russell's (1st) Brigade,

11th La., 22d Tenn., 13th Tenn., 12th Tenn.,
Bankhead's Tennessee Battery,
Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, and battery in rear, bivouacked at this place Saturday night, April 5, 1862. It advanced Sunday morning April 6, 1862 along the Pittsburg Road and went into action at Rhea house.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 300.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 5, 1910.
 
Location. 35° 6.409′ N, 88° 22.32′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 22, on the left when traveling north. 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. C.S. Johnson's (1st) Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. First Corps, Army of the Mississippi (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephens' Brigade
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(about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Stewart's (2nd) Brigade (about 700 feet away); Johnston's Last Bivouac (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.S. Reserve Corps, Army of the Mississippi (approx. ¼ mile away); C.S. Army of the Mississippi (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S. Army of the Tennessee (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Russell's (1st) Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Nick Kurtz, June 14, 2004
2. Russell's (1st) Brigade Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 1,106 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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