Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Byrne's Mississippi Battery
Trabue's Brigade - Breckinridge's Corps
— Army of the Mississippi —
Army of the Mississippi
Byrne's Miss. Battery,
Trabue's (1st) Brigade,
This battery was engaged here April 7, 1862, until about 10.30 a.m. when it retired to Shiloh Church.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 452.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 8.294′ N, 88° 20.535′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling west. Located in Duncan Field at stop four, Ruggles Battery, on the driving tour of 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. 6th Mississippi and 23d Tennessee (a few steps from this marker); 38th Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Walker's (2nd) Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Ruggles' Batteries (within shouting distance Ketchum's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Trabue's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Ross (within shouting distance of this marker); Crescent (La.) Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
More about this marker. Bryne's Battery was recruited from Mississippi and Kentucky. This battery was designated a "horse" battery, as it was provisioned with additional horses in order to accompany the cavalry.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Byrne's Battery at Shiloh
Also see . . .
1. Byrne's Company, Kentucky Horse Artillery. Battlefield page on the tablet. (Submitted on July 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Byrne's Battery. The battery was formed originally by Edward Byrne, with recruits from Mississippi and Kentucky. Thus the battery is sometimes attributed to both states. (Submitted on July 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 777 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.