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

McAllister's Battery

McClernand's Division

 

— Army of the Tennessee —

 
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. McAllister's Battery Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee
McAllister's Battery
45th, 43rd, 49th, 17th, 20th, and 48th Illinois,
McClernand's (1st) Division.

This battery, reduced to two guns, and six regiments of Illinois infantry, in order from left to right as above, were engaged here, under command of Col. Marsh, from about 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 7, 1862. The command then advanced to Woolf Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 59.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1931.
 
Location. 35° 8.818′ N, 88° 20.71′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Cavalry Road ¾ mile west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the right when traveling west. Located in Shiloh National Military Park. 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. 46th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 13th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lauman's Brigade
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. McAllister's Battery Marker
Looking west across Jones Field.
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(about 400 feet away); 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); 7th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 15th Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away); Marsh's Brigade (about 600 feet away); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the movements of the 17th Illinois, study each marker in the order shown.
 
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. McAllister's Battery Marker
Looking north from Cavalry Road at back of tablet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on June 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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