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

Dresser's Battery

Battery D, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery - McClernand's Division

 

Army of the Tennessee

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Dresser's Battery Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
Dresser's Battery,
"D" 2d Ill. Lt. Art., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This battery, with two guns, was engaged here from 11.30 A.M. to 2 P.M. April 6, 1862. It retired to left of siege guns.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 46.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.759′ N, 88° 20.87′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sherman Road 0.1 miles south of Cavalry Road, on the right when traveling south. Located 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. Smith's Mississippi Battery (a few steps from this marker); Taylor's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 46th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance
Dresser's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Dresser's Battery Marker
Looking south along Sherman Road.
of this marker); Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Tennessee, 24th Tennessee, 15th Arkansas (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaver's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Dresser's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Dresser's Battery Marker
Tablet is in background. Tablet 152 is in foreground, with tablets 204 and 56 to the left. This shows the approximate line of battle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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