Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
— Army of the Tennessee —
Army of the Tennessee.
"D" 1st Illinois Light Artillery,
McClernand's (1st) Division.
This battery was engaged here from about 2 P.M. to the end of the battle April 7, 1862.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 53.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 7, 1914.
Location. 35° 8.247′ N, 88° 21.153′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamburg-Purdy Road and Corinth Road, on the right when traveling west on Hamburg-Purdy Road. At northwest corner of intersection. 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. Morton's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Julius Raith (within shouting distance of this marker); Cross Roads (within 43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rutledge's Tennessee Battery (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 6, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 443 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.