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

Whittlesey's Brigade

L. Wallace's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
Whittlesey's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Whittlesey's Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
Whittlesey's (3d) Brigade,
76th Ohio, 78th Ohio, 20th Ohio,
L. Wallace's (3d) Division.

This brigade was engaged here at about 11 a.m. April 7, 1862. At 12 m. the 20th and 78th were ordered to the right of the division and were engaged north of McDowell's headquarters. The 76th remained on the left of its division and was engaged 1/2 mile south.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 120.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.924′ N, 88° 20.902′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cavalry Road and Sherman Road, on the right when traveling west. 0.15 mile north of intersection, a few yards into the woods west of Jones 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. Thurber's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 54th Ohio Infantry - 55th Illinois Infantry
Whittlesey's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Whittlesey's Brigade Marker
Looking south.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McAllister's Battery (about 300 feet away); Willard's Battery (about 300 feet away); Mann's Battery (about 400 feet away); 22nd Alabama Infantry - 1st Louisiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); Buckland's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Whittlesey's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Whittlesey's Brigade Marker
Marker viewed looking west from Jones Field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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