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

Ketchum's Alabama Battery

Pond's Brigade - Ruggles' Division - Bragg's Corps

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
 
Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker
Inscription.  
C. S.
Army of the Mississippi.
Ketchum's Alabama Battery,
Pond's (3d) Brig., Ruggles' (1st) Div., Bragg's Corps.

This battery bivouacked here Sunday night and was in action at this place on Monday, April 7, 1862 until 9 a.m. It then retired 1/2 mile south-west.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 376.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 7, 1945.
 
Location. 35° 9.017′ N, 88° 20.667′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on State Highway 22, half a mile south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling south. 150 yards southeast of road at northeast edge of Jones 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. Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smith's Brigade (about 300 feet
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away); 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA (about 400 feet away); Thompson's Battery (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 500 feet away); 14th Missouri Infantry (about 500 feet away); Oglesby-Hare HQ Monument (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker
Looking north.
Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker
Looking east.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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