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

Williams' Brigade

Hurlbut's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
Williams' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Williams' Brigade Marker
Marker is missing. Post of marker in foreground, looking south toward Hamburg-Purdy Road.
Inscription.  
U. S.
Williams' (1st) Brigade,
41st Ill., 28th Ill., 32d Ill., 3d Iowa,
Hurlbut's (4th) Division,
Army of the Tennessee.

This brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, formed on this line about 9 a.m. April 6, 1862. It was engaged about 30 minutes and then fell back 300 yards.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 133.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1862.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 7.75′ N, 88° 19.967′ W. Marker was near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker was on Hamburg-Purdy Road, half a mile east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. 100 yards north of road in Sarah Bell's Cotton Field. Touch for map. Marker was 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 location. Statham's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnson's Brigade
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(about 300 feet away); Venable's Tenn. Infantry (about 300 feet away); Bruce's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Stephens' Brigade (about 500 feet away); Willard's Battery (about 500 feet away); Harper's Mississippi Battery (about 500 feet away); Texas (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Williams' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Williams' Brigade Marker
Looking north toward Manse George cabin.
Williams' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. Williams' Brigade Marker
Looking north across Sarah Bell Cotton Field. Post of marker is visible. Manse George cabin in background.
 
 
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 335 times since then and 7 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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