Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Battery D, 1st Illinois Light Artillery - McClernand's Division
Army of the Tennessee
"D" 1st Ill. Lt. Art., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This battery, with 24 pdr. Howitzers, was engaged here from 2 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. April 6, 1862.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 49.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1937.
Location. 35° 8.876′ N, 88° 20.884′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Cavalry Road and Sherman Road, on the right when traveling west on Cavalry Road. 200 yards north of intersection, on west side 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. 54th Ohio Infantry - 55th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Willard's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Thurber's BatteryMann's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckland's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 22nd Alabama Infantry - 1st Louisiana Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Whittlesey's Brigade (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 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 339 times since then and 12 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.