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

Munch's Battery

Prentiss' Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
 
Munch's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Munch's Battery Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
Munch's Battery,
1st Minnesota Lt. Art., Prentiss' (6th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This battery with 6 guns went into action here at 7.30 a.m. April 6, 1862, and was engaged until 9 a.m. when it retired to the Hornets' Nest.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 240.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 6, 1862.
 
Location. 35° 7.358′ N, 88° 20.518′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Eastern Corinth Road, 0.1 miles south of Peabody Road, on the right when traveling south. 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. 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Brig. Gen. Adley H. Gladden (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gladden's Brigade
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hickenlooper's Battery (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 400 feet away); Camp of 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 400 feet away); Swett's Mississippi Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Munch's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Munch's Battery Marker
Looking west.
Munch's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Munch's Battery Marker
Looking south along Eastern Corinth Road. Gladden Monument (#M16) in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2024