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

Myers' Battery

Hurlbut's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
Myers' Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Myers' Battery Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
Meyers' Battery,
13th Ohio Lt. Art., Hurlbut's (4th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This battery took position here at 9 a.m. April 6, 1862, and soon after abandoned its guns.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 172.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1884.
 
Location. 35° 7.783′ N, 88° 20.083′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road, 0.4 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. 150 yards north of road on western edge of 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. 17th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Welker's Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Willard's Battery (about 300 feet away); 1st Tennessee Infantry Battalion and 9th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
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(about 300 feet away); Harper's Mississippi Battery (about 400 feet away); 25th Kentucky Infantry (about 400 feet away); Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry (about 400 feet away); McClung's Tennessee Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Myers' Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Myers' Battery Marker
Looking west from Sarah Bell's Cotton Field.
Myers' Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. Myers' Battery Marker
Looking south.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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