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

Wood's Brigade

Hardee's Corps

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
 
Wood's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Wood's Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
C. S.
Wood's (3d) Brigade,
9th and 8th Ark., 27th Tenn., 16th Ala., 44th and 55th Tenn., 3d Miss.,
Hardee's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

From this position, Wood's Brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, charged and captured Burrows' Battery of six guns at 11 a.m., April 6, 1862. The center of the brigade, 16th Ala. and 27th Tenn., came directly upon the battery.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 440.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1850.
 
Location. 35° 8.133′ N, 88° 20.948′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road, 0.2 miles east of Sherman Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. 49th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Ohio Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 77th Pennsylvania Infantry
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(about 500 feet away); Burrow's Battery (about 600 feet away); 15th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); Bouton's Battery (about 700 feet away); 11th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); Camp of 43rd Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Wood's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Wood's Brigade Marker
Looking north toward Water Oaks Pond.
Wood's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Wood's Brigade Marker
Looking southeast along Hamburg-Purdy Road.
 
 
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 16 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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