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21st Missouri and pickets

Peabody's Brigade - Prentiss' Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
21st Missouri and pickets Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 14, 2004
1. 21st Missouri and pickets Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
21st Missouri and pickets of
Peabody's (1st) Brig., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

The 21st Mo., 3 companies of 25th Mo., 2 companies of 12th Mich. and 4 companies of 16th Wisconsin were engaged here from 6:30 A.M. to 7:30 A.M. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 217.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1905.
 
Location. 35° 7.258′ N, 88° 21.118′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Reconnoitering Road, on the right when traveling north. Located a few dozen yards south of the road along the old farm road beds leading to Seay 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. Confederate Attack (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 7th Arkansas and 2d Arkansas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Line of Defense (approx. 0.2 miles away); 21st Missouri and Pickets
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); 12th Michigan Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); 25th Missouri Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); 8th and 9th Arkansas Battalions (approx. ¼ mile away); Peabody's Hunch (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 996 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 14, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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