Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Smith's Mississippi Battery
Stephens' Brigade - Cheatham's Division - Polk's Corps
Army of the Mississippi
Army of the Mississippi.
Smith's Mississippi Battery,
Stephens' 2d Brig., Cheatham's 2d Div.,
One section, two guns, of this battery was in action here Monday April 7, 1862 until about 10.30 A.M.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 343.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 7, 1862.
Location. 35° 8.755′ N, 88° 20.858′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Sherman Road, 0.1 miles south of Cavalry Road, on the left when traveling south. In edge of woods south of Jones Field, 50 yards east of Sherman Road, 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. Dresser's Battery (a few steps from this marker); Taylor's Battery (a few steps from this marker); Schwartz's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois InfantryShaver's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 46th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Tennessee, 24th Tennessee, 15th Arkansas (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry (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 30, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 13 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.