Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
"A" 1st Illinois Light Artillery - W.H.L. Wallace's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
"A" 1st Ill. Lt. Art., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This battery was engaged here from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 6, 1862 when it retired to the landing.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 105.)
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° 8.039′ N, 88° 19.904′ 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. Bruce's Brigade (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 (within shouting distance of this Bloody Pond (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Return to Bell's Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
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 946 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.