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

Johnson's Brigade

Cheatham's Division - Polk's Corps

 

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
Johnson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Johnson's Brigade Tablet
Brig. Gen. B. R. Johnson was wounded leading the Brigade at Shiloh.
Inscription.  
C.S.
Army of the Mississippi.
Johnson's (1st) Brigade,

Walker's (2d) Tenn., 15th Tenn., Blythe's Miss., 154th Tenn.,
Cheatham's (1st) Division,
Polk's Corps.

The 154th Tenn., a portion of Blythe's Miss. and one company of Walker's (2d) Tenn., all under the command of Col. Preston Smith, were engaged here from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7, 1862. The 15th Tenn. joined Col. Maney, to the left.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 335.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 7.698′ N, 88° 19.947′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling east. Located on the south of the Peach Orchard 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. Bruce's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Statham's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Venable's Tenn. Infantry
Johnson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Johnson's Brigade Tablet
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Texas (about 400 feet away); Stephens' Brigade (about 500 feet away); 19th Alabama - 2nd Texas (about 500 feet away); Bowen's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Harper's Mississippi Battery (about 600 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 September 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on December 20, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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Sep. 29, 2020