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

Hickenlooper's Battery

Prentiss' Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
Hickenlooper's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Hickenlooper's Battery Marker
Inscription.  
U. S.
Hickenlooper's Battery,
5th Ohio 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. At 9 a.m. it retired to the Hornets' Nest, leaving two of its guns on the field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 236.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1923.
 
Location. 35° 7.366′ N, 88° 20.449′ 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. 120 yards northeast of Gladden monument in Spain's Field. 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. 18th Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 18th Missouri Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Munch's Battery (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named 18th Missouri Infantry
Hickenlooper's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Hickenlooper's Battery Marker
Looking south across Spain's Field.
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(about 400 feet away); Gladden's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Brig. Gen. Adley H. Gladden (about 400 feet away); 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Hickenlooper's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Hickenlooper's Battery Marker
Looking west toward Eastern Corinth Road.
 
 
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 341 times since then and 17 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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