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

Bowen's Brigade

Breckinridge's Corps

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
 
Bowen's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Bowen's Brigade Tablet
Inscription.  
C.S.
Army of the Mississippi.
Bowen's (2d) Brigade,
9th Ark., 10th Ark., 2d Confederate, 1st Mo.,
Breckinridge's Corps.

This Brigade was engaged here until about 1 p.m. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 460.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1864.
 
Location. 35° 7.965′ N, 88° 20.47′ 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 at the end of 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. Smith's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Trabue's Kentucky Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Byrne's Mississippi Battery
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(about 400 feet away); 14th Wisconsin Infantry (about 400 feet away); Boyle's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 8th and 18th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 16th Alabama, 55th Tennessee (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Bowen's Brigade Position image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Bowen's Brigade Position
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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