Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Surrender in the Thicket
— Shiloh National Military Park —
Although we had surrendered, we were not free from rebel bullets, for troops coming in sight of us, even at long distance, would fire shots and sometimes volleys at us, and a number of men were killed and wounded here.
Sergeant Benjamin F. Thomas
Co. G, 14th lowa Infantry
1 • Confederate forces surround and capture General Prentiss and more than 2,250 Union troops.
2 • The bulk of Grant's army retires north to form a new defensive line extending west from Pittsburg Landing.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior. (Marker Number Stop 2.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1862.
Location. 35° 8.41′ N, 88° 20.11′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Confederate Road south of Hamburg Savannah Road, on the left when traveling south. 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. Defeated Victory (here, next to this marker); Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 22nd Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 58th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th Michigan Infantry14th Wisconsin Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Also see . . . Shiloh National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on October 17, 2021.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2021, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2021, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.