Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Clark's Division -- Polk's Corps
Army of the Mississippi
Stewart's (2d) Brigade,
5th Tenn., 33d Tenn., 13th Ark., 4th Tenn.,
Stanford's Mississippi Battery,
Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
This brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, was in position here at 10 a.m. April 6, 1862. The three left regiments advanced to the Cross Roads. The 4th Tenn., led by General Stewart, charged a battery at northwest corner of Review Field. Stanfords' battery remained here one hour in action and was next engaged in Ruggles' line.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 315.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1862.
Location. 35° 7.861′ N, 88° 20.883′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Purdy Road, 0.4 miles east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is about 1/4 mile south of Hamburg-Purdy Road, in Lost Field, in Shiloh National 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. 2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wood's Brigade (about 600 feet away); 77th Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 24th Kentucky Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named 49th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
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