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

Washington (La.) Artillery

Anderson's Brigade -- Ruggles' Division -- Bragg's Corps

 

Army of the Mississippi

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Washington (La.) Artillery Marker
Inscription.  
C.S.
Washington (La.) Artillery,
Anderson's (2d) Brig., Ruggles' (1st) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This battery was engaged here, and 200 yards in advance, from 12 M. to 2 P.M. April 6, 1862. Its next position was in Ruggles' line.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 359.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.402′ N, 88° 20.988′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Sherman Road and Loop Road to Confederate Burial Trench, on the right when traveling south on Sherman Road. 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. 4th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 45th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 30th Indiana Infantry (within shouting
Washington (La.) Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Washington (La.) Artillery Marker
Looking north in direction of engagement and movement described on marker.
distance of this marker); Johnson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 11th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); Dresser's Battery (about 300 feet away); 40th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Washington (La.) Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Washington (La.) Artillery Marker
Looking east on loop road toward Sherman Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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