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

Johnson's Brigade

Cheatham's Division - Polk's Corps

— Army of the Mississippi —

Johnson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, July 24, 2010
1. Johnson's Brigade Tablet
Johnson's (1st) Brigade,

Walker's 2d Tenn., 15th Tenn., Blythe's Miss., 154th Tenn.,
Cheatham's (2d) Div., Polk's Corps.
Army of the Mississippi.
This brigade, its regiments in order from left to right as above, came up with and reenforced the brigades of Cleburne and Anderson at this place about 9 A.M. April 6, 1862. The three brigades commingled and renewed the attack and at 10 A.M. drove back the Union line from its position at Shiloh Church.

The 154th Tenn., on the right, passed east of Rhea House and assisted in the capture of two guns of Waterhouse's battery. The next position of brigade was near cross roads.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 329.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1997.
Location. 35° 7.809′ N, 88° 21.388′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth Road, 0.1 miles north of Peabody Road, on the left when traveling north.
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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. Anderson's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Cleburne's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Tennessee Regiment (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Polk's Tennessee Battery (about 700 feet away); Mississippi Monument (about 700 feet away); Russell's Brigade (about 800 feet away); The Bloody Sixth (about 800 feet away); Waterhouse's Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
More about this marker. Marker is one of a group of three where Corinth Road crosses Shiloh Creek.
Also see . . .  Like the Army of Tennessee, Bushrod Johnson faced both glory, despair. Southeastern Ohio Civil War Roundtable website entry (Submitted on December 18, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
View toward marker from Shiloh Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, July 24, 2010
2. View toward marker from Shiloh Church
Looking south toward Shiloh Branch.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 751 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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