Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Bankhead's Tennessee Battery
Russell's Brigade - Clark's Division - Polk's Corps
Army of the Mississippi
Bankhead's Tennessee Battery,
Russell's (1st) Brig., Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
This battery, of six guns, was in action here from about 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 6, 1862. Next position in Ruggles' line.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 310.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1917.
Location. 35° 8.29′ N, 88° 20.842′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of McClernand Road and Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling north on McClernand Road. Located north of Review Field 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. 14th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 25th Indiana Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); 12th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Tennessee InfantryBattery D, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Illinois Cavalry Camp (about 300 feet away); 45th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 4th Tennessee Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Also see . . . Bankhead's Tennessee Battery. A history of the battery. (Submitted on September 5, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 645 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.