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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.
Ketchum's Alabama Battery,
Pond's (3d) Brig., Ruggles' (1st) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

Two sections (four guns) of this battery were in action here from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 373.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1795.
 
Location. 35° 8.983′ N, 88° 20.583′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 22, half a mile south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling south. About 200 yards southeast of Jones Field on a trail in the woods. Trail starts in northeast corner of field, about 150 yards southeast of highway 22. 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. A different marker also named Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away);
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Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 700 feet away); Smith's Brigade (about 800 feet away); Brewer's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away); 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thompson's Battery (approx. 0.2 miles 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 southeast.
Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker
Trail from Jones Field, leading southeast to marker.
 
 
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 390 times since then and 3 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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