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

Girardey's Georgia Battery

Jackson's Brigade -- Withers' Division -- Bragg's Corps

 

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
Girardey's Georgia Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Girardey's Georgia Battery Marker
Inscription.  
C.S.
Army of the Mississippi
Girardey's Georgia Battery,
Jackson's (3d) Brigade, Withers' (2d) Division,
Bragg's Corps.

This battery was engaged here April 7, 1862 at about 10 A.M., in an artillery duel with Union batteries in Jones Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 411.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.705′ N, 88° 20.783′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Cavalry Road 0.1 miles east of Sherman Road, on the left when traveling west. 250 yards south of Cavalry Road at south edge 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. 4th Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Marsh's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Iowa Infantry
Girardey's Georgia Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Girardey's Georgia Battery Marker
Looking east.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Shaver's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 11th Iowa Infantry (about 400 feet away); Schwartz's Battery (about 400 feet away); 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 400 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 December 1, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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