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

Chalmers' Brigade

Withers' Division - Bragg's Corps

 

Army of the Mississippi

 
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By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Chalmers' Brigade Marker
Inscription.  
C. S.
Chalmers' (2d) Brigade,
52d Tenn., 5th Miss., 9th Miss., 7th Miss., 10th Miss.,
Withers' (2d) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

The three right regiments of this brigade, 10th, 7th and 9th Miss., charged and captured the camp of the 18th Wisconsin at 9 a.m., April 6, 1862, and advanced across the ravine towards the Peach Orchard. They were recalled and the brigade moved by "right flank file right to Bark Road", and was next engaged on Hamburg Road.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 393.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 7.414′ N, 88° 20.203′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Eastern Corinth Road 0.2 miles south of Peabody Road, on the left when traveling south. 375 yards northeast of northeast corner of Spain's Field 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
Chalmers' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Chalmers' Brigade Marker
Looking north.
distance of this marker. 18th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 18th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Girardey's Georgia Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutledge's Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Michigan Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 61st Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named 61st Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Chalmers' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Chalmers' Brigade Marker
Looking north. Camp of 18th Wisconsin marker (A79) and 18th Wisconsin marker (229) visible in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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