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

Bouton's Battery

Battery I, First Illinois Light Artillery

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Bouton's Battery Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
Bouton's Battery,
"I" First Illinois Light Artillery,
--Unassigned--

This battery, with five guns, was in action here about noon April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 251.)
 
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° 8.247′ N, 88° 20.988′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth Road 0.1 miles east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. 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. 15th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 32nd Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 46th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Burrow's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry (within
Bouton's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Bouton's Battery Marker
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shouting distance of this marker); Illinois Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 14th Ohio Battery (about 300 feet away); 14th Illinois Infantry (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 December 5, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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