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

Bruce's Brigade

Nelson's Division

 

— Army of the Ohio —

 
Bruce's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Bruce's Brigade Tablet
The brigade was commanded by Colonel Sanders D. Bruce at the battle.
Inscription.  
U.S.
Army of the Ohio.
Bruce's (22d) Brigade,
2d Kentucky, 1st Kentucky,
20th Kentucky,
Nelson's (4th) Division.

This brigade, with its regiments in order as above, was engaged here at 10 a.m. April 7, 1862. It advanced across the peach orchard.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 267.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 2003.
 
Location. 35° 8.041′ N, 88° 19.905′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the left when traveling north. Located at stop 14, the bloody pond, of 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. Willard's Battery (here, next to this marker); Batteries H and M, 4th U.S. Artillery / Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery (here, next to this marker); Terrill's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 28th Illinois Infantry
Bruce's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Bruce's Brigade Tablet
The tablet stands near the Bloody Pond, near the center of the line established on April 7th. The battery in front of the tablet represents the location of Willard's Battery on the first day (April 6th) of fighting.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Bloody Pond (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 9th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Bruce's Brigade at Shiloh. Narrative of the brigade's part in the battle of Shiloh. (Submitted on August 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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