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

Mendenhall's Battery

Batteries H & M, 4th United States Artillery - Crittenden's Division

 

— Army of the Ohio —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Mendenhall's Battery Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
Army of the Ohio.
Mendenhall's Batteries,
"H" & "M" 4th United States Artillery,
Crittenden's (5th) Division
These batteries, with four guns, were engaged here from about noon to 2 p.m. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 290.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1862.
 
Location. 35° 8.119′ N, 88° 20.192′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hornet's Nest Loop 0.1 miles north of Sunken Road, on the right when traveling north. At beginning of trail leading east to Wicker 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. 8th Iowa Infantry (here, next to this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 26th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin State Monument (about 300 feet away,
Mendenhall's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Mendenhall's Battery Marker
Guns facing southwest.
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measured in a direct line); 21st Missouri Infantry (about 300 feet away); 11th Kentucky Infantry (about 300 feet away); 12th Michigan Infantry (about 300 feet away); Welker's Battery (about 300 feet away). 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 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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