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

Venable's Tenn. Infantry

Stewart's Brigade -- Clark's Division -- Polk's Corps

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
 
Venable's Tenn. Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Venable's Tenn. Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
C. S.
Army of the Mississippi.
Venable's (5th) Tennessee Infantry,
Stewart's (2d) Brig., Clark's (1st) Div.,
Polk's Corps.

This regiment was engaged here Monday April 7, 1862 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 324.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 7, 1883.
 
Location. 35° 7.7′ N, 88° 20′ 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. On southern 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. Statham's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephens' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harper's Mississippi Battery (about 400 feet away);
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Bruce's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 11th Illinois Cavalry (about 500 feet away); Hazen's Brigade (about 600 feet away); 1st Tennessee Infantry Battalion and 9th Tennessee Infantry Regiment (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 May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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