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

13th Tennessee Infantry

Russell's Brigade - Clark's Division - Polk's Corps

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
 
13th Tennessee Infantry Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. 13th Tennessee Infantry Tablet
Inscription.  
C.S.
13th Tennessee Infantry,
Russell's (1st) Brig., Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This regiment supported Stanford's Battery from 3 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 306.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1965.
 
Location. 35° 8.187′ N, 88° 20.562′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling west. Located on the trail along Ruggles Battery line, 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. Stanford's Mississippi Battery (a few steps from this marker); Bankhead's Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Robertson's Alabama Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Illinois Infantry (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Rutledge's Tennessee Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington (La.) Artillery (about 300 feet away); Crescent (La.) Regiment (about 500 feet away); Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
13th Tennessee Infantry Tablet to the West of the Trail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. 13th Tennessee Infantry Tablet to the West of the Trail
Stanford's Mississippi Battery Position image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. Stanford's Mississippi Battery Position
Looking from the tablet location to that of Stanford's Battery mentioned in the text. The 13th, commanded by Colonel Alfred J. Vaughn, Jr. during the battle, maintained a line here supporting the gunners.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 959 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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