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

Girardey's Georgia Battery

Jackson's Brigade - Withers' Division - Bragg's Corps

— Army of the Mississippi —

 
 
Girardey's Georgia Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Girardey's Georgia Battery Marker
Inscription.  
C. S.
Girardey's Georgia Battery,
Jackson's (3d) Brig., Withers' (2d) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This battery, known also as Washington Light Artillery, was engaged here at 9 a.m. April 6, 1862 with Union battery at camp of 71st Ohio.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 408.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1862.
 
Location. 35° 7.442′ N, 88° 20.164′ 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. 400 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 distance of this marker. Rutledge's Tennessee Battery (here, next to this marker); Camp of 18th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Wisconsin Infantry (within
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shouting distance of this marker); 15th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Chalmers' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 61st Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); 61st Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named 61st Illinois Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Girardey's Georgia Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Girardey's Georgia Battery Marker
Looking northeast in the direction of 71st Ohio camp.
Girardey's Georgia Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Girardey's Georgia Battery Marker
Looking northeast on trail. This marker on right; Rutledge's Battery marker (462) on left.
 
 
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 392 times since then and 7 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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