Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Battery D, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery - McClernand's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
"D" 2d Ill. Lt. Art., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This battery, with 6 James Rifled guns, was engaged here at 11.15 a.m. April 6, 1862. It held the position only a few minutes when it was driven back losing four guns.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 45.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1893.
Location. 35° 8.452′ N, 88° 20.966′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Sherman Road and Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Extension Road, on the left 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. Cobb's Kentucky Battery (a few steps from this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Marsh's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 81st Ohio Infantry43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 40th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 48th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.