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

Thurber's Battery

L. Wallace's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
Thurber's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Thurber's Battery Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
Army of the Tennessee.
Thurber's Battery,
"I", 1st Missouri Light Artillery,
L. Wallace's (3d) Division.

This battery, with five guns, was in action here from about 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 130.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1828.
 
Location. 35° 9′ N, 88° 20.783′ 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. 75 yards southeast of highway 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. 14th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Thompson's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan's Cavalry (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Camp of Dresser's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Oglesby-Hare HQ Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Thurber's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Thurber's Battery Marker
Looking southwest. Highway 22 is to the right; Camp of Dresser's Battery (A13) marker visible in background.
Thurber's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Thurber's Battery Marker
Looking southeast.
 
 
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 367 times since then and 3 times this year. 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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