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

Willard's Battery

W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
Willard's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Willard's Battery Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
Willard's Battery,
"A", 1st Ill. Lt. Art., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This battery went into action here with six guns at 9 a.m. April 6, 1862. Its next position was to left, across Hamburg Road.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 103.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 7.817′ N, 88° 20.033′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 1.1 miles east of Sherman Road, on the left when traveling east. 250 yards north of road in Sarah Bell's cotton field. 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. Myers' Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 17th Kentucky Infantry (about 300 feet away); Welker's Battery (about 300 feet away); 25th Kentucky Infantry (about 400 feet away); 32d Illinois Infantry
Willard's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Willard's Battery Marker
Looking south across Sarah Bell's cotton field, in the direction of the engagement.
(about 400 feet away); Ross' Battery (about 500 feet away); Mann's Battery (about 500 feet away); Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Willard's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. Willard's Battery Marker
Looking east across field, along the line of battle.
 
 
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 450 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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