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

Whittlesey's Brigade

L. Wallace's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
Whittlesey's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Whittlesey's Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
Army of the Tennessee.
Whittlesey's (3d) Brigade,
76th Ohio, 78th Ohio, 20th Ohio,
L. Wallace's (3d) Division.

This brigade occupied this position at 10 a.m. April 7, 1862. It then advanced, in line of battle, to east end of Sowell Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 294.)
 
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° 9.133′ N, 88° 20.867′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 22, 0.6 miles south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the right when traveling south. 250 yards northwest of highway on a trail in the 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. Thayer's Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morgan's Cavalry (about 700 feet away); Oglesby-Hare HQ Monument (about 700 feet away); 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Thurber's Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); 14th Missouri Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thompson's Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Whittlesey's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Whittlesey's Brigade Marker
Looking south in the direction of battle.
Whittlesey's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Whittlesey's Brigade Marker
Looking west along trail.
 
 
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 504 times since then and 15 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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