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

Smith's Brigade

L. Wallace's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
Smith's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Smith's Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
Army of the Tennessee.
Smith's (1st) Brigade,
24th Indiana, 11th Indiana,
8th Missouri,
L. Wallace's (3d) Division.

This brigade occupied this position, supporting the batteries in front, at about 10 a.m. April 7, 1862. It then advanced to the Sowell Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 292.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1837.
 
Location. 35° 9′ N, 88° 20.733′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on State Highway 22, 0.6 miles south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling south. 150 yards southeast of road in 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. Thompson's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Thurber's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Oglesby-Hare HQ Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 300 feet away); 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Smith's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Smith's Brigade Marker
Looking south into Jones Field.
Smith's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Smith's Brigade Marker
Looking west across Jones Field. Thompson's Battery marker (#126) and guns visible in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 374 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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