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

Cobb's Kentucky Battery

Trabue's Brigade - Breckinridge's Corps

 

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
Cobb's Kentucky Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Cobb's Kentucky Battery Marker
Inscription.  
C. S.
Cobb's Kentucky Battery,
Trabue's (1st) Brig., Breckinridge's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This battery, of six guns, went into action here about 11.30 a.m. April 6, 1862. At 12 m. its horses were all killed and guns taken. The guns were retaken and four removed from the field but were not used again at Shiloh.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 450.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1841.
 
Location. 35° 8.451′ N, 88° 20.951′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sherman Road 0.4 miles south of Cavalry Road, on the left when traveling south. At the junction with (unpaved) McClernand Road. 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. Dresser's Battery (a few steps from this marker); Marsh's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 81st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Iowa Infantry
Cobb's Kentucky Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Cobb's Kentucky Battery Marker
Looking north across Sherman Road. Grassy area to right is McClernand Road.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 48th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 45th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Cobb's Kentucky Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Cobb's Kentucky Battery Marker
Looking east.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 15, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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