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

Camp of McAllister's Battery

Battery D, 1st Illinois Light Artillery - McClernand's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Camp of McAllister's Battery Marker
Inscription.  
U.S
Camp of
McAllister's Battery
"D", 1st Ill. Lt. Arty., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 1/2 mile S.E., at N.W. corner of Review Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A14.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 8.592′ N, 88° 20.983′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sherman Road and Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Extension Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is 0.2 mile northwest of intersection on trail in woods, 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. Camp of Burrow's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 46th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckland's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 70th Ohio Infantry
Camp of McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Camp of McAllister's Battery Marker
Looking northeast.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 6th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 6th Iowa Infantry (about 400 feet away); Camp of 20th Illinois Infantry (about 500 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 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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