Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Camp of Waterhouse's Battery
— Army of the Tennessee —
"E", 1st Ill. Lt. Arty., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, 2 guns at Rhea House; 4 guns in front of this camp.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A69.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1932.
Location. 35° 7.945′ N, 88° 21.17′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Peabody Road, ¼ mile east of Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. 280 yards north of road up the hill. 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. Battery E, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Tennessee Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 77th Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); 17th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); Shiloh School (about 700 feet away); The Bloody Sixth (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shiloh Log Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shiloh United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.