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

Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery

Commanded by Capt. Andrew Hickenlooper -- Prentiss' Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery Monument
Inscription.  (front):
Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery
Commanded by
Capt. Andrew Hickenlooper
Prentiss'(6th) Division
Army of the Tennessee

(back):
This battery went into action at 7.30 a.m., April 6, 1862,in Spain field. At 9 a.m. it retired to this place with four guns and was hotly engaged until 4 p.m., when it retired with 3 guns to McArthur's headquarters, where it was engaged in last encounter of the day. Its loss was 1 man killed; 1 officer and 8 men wounded; total 20. It had 2 guns captured and 1 disabled.
 
Erected by State of Ohio. (Marker Number M115.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.075′ N, 88° 20.243′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sunken Road 0.1 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. Located along the "Sunken Road" in Shiloh National Military Park. The "Sunken road" is not paved, and for pedestrians only. 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
Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery Monument
other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 12th Michigan Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 18th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 21st Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaver's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Munch's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 November 21, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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