Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Cheatham's Division - Polk's Corps
— Army of the Mississippi —
Mississippi and Alabama Cavalry,
Cheatham's (2d) Div., Polk's Corps.
Army of the Mississippi.
This battalion of cavalry was engaged here about 4 p.m. April 6, 1862, and bivouacked in this vicinity Sunday night, with pickets in valley of Tilghman Creek.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 344.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1992.
Location. 35° 9.117′ N, 88° 20.617′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Pittsburg Landing Road, 0.4 miles south of Tennessee Highway 22, on the left when traveling south. Barely visible from road. 20 yards southeast of road in 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. 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); Ketchum's Alabama Battery Ketchum's Alabama Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oglesby-Hare HQ Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thayer's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thompson's Battery (approx. 0.2 miles 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 9, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 9, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.