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

Wood's Brigade

Hardee's Corps

 

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
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By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Wood's Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
C. S.
Wood's (3d) Brigade,
9th Ark., 8th Ark., 27th Tenn., 16th Ala., 44th Tenn., 55th Tenn., 3d Miss.,
Hardee's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This brigade made a left wheel and adjusted its line, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, and attacked Raith's brigade on left flank at 10 a.m., April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 439.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1913.
 
Location. 35° 7.833′ N, 88° 20.767′ 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. 400 yards south of the road in Lost Field. Trail shown on the Trailhead Graphics map is not visible. Best found when trees are bare. 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. 12th Tennessee Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stewart's Brigade
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By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Wood's Brigade Marker
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(about 600 feet away); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); 2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry (about 700 feet away); 40th Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 15th Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named 49th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 24th Kentucky Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Wood's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. Wood's Brigade Marker
Looking southeast across Lost Field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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