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

Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry

Unassigned

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
 
Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry Marker
Inscription.  
C. S.
Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry,
--Unassigned--
Army of the Mississippi.

This regiment was engaged here at about 2.30 p.m. April 6, 1862, supporting a charge made by the 26th Ala.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 466.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1823.
 
Location. 35° 7.833′ N, 88° 20.15′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Purdy Road, one mile east of Sherman Road, on the left when traveling east. 80 yards west of northwest corner of Sarah Bell's cotton field, in the woods. 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. Welker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th Kentucky Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 17th Kentucky Infantry (about 300 feet away); Myers' Battery (about 400 feet away); McClung's Tennessee Battery
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(about 500 feet away); Ross' Battery (about 600 feet away); Willard's Battery (about 600 feet away); 44th Indiana Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry Marker
Looking east toward Sarah Bell's cotton field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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