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

Gibson's Brigade

Ruggles' Division - Bragg's Corps

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
 
Gibson's Brigade Tabet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Gibson's Brigade Tabet
Inscription.  
C.S.
Gibson's (1st) Brigade,

4th La., 13th La., 1st Ark., 19th La.,
Ruggles' (1st) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This Brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, formed here about noon April 6, 1862 and between that time and 2.30 p.m. made four unsuccessful charges into the Hornet's Nest.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 347.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1784.
 
Location. 35° 7.865′ N, 88° 20.396′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamburg-Purdy Road and Eastern Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east on Hamburg-Purdy Road. Located near Barnes 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. Bate's 2nd Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 13th Arkansas Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Harper's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Terrill's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Wisconsin Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boyle's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Confederate Repulse (about 500 feet away); Smith's Brigade (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Gibson's Brigade. Details of the Brigade's actions at Shiloh. The Brigade was commanded by Colonel Randall L. Gibson. (Submitted on October 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Gibson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Gibson's Brigade Tablet
Beyond the tablet to the right is a second day tablet for the 2nd Tennessee Infantry.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 740 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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