Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Breckinridge's Reserve Corps
— Army of the Mississippi —
Bowen's (2d) Brigade,
9th Ark., 10th Ark., 2d Confederate, 1st Mo.,
Hudson's Miss. Battery, Watson's La. Battery,
Breckinridge's Reserve Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
This Brigade became engaged here about 12.30 p.m. April 6, 1862 under the personal direction of General Johnston. It advanced to position east of Bloody Pond where it was again engaged.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 456.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1863.
Location. 35° 7.709′ N, 88° 19.828′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling east. Located on the south of the Peach Orchard 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. 19th Alabama - 2nd Texas (a few steps from this marker); Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); 26th Alabama - 21st Alabama Chalmers' 2nd Brigade (about 500 feet away); Ammen's (10th) Brigade (about 500 feet away); Bruce's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Conquer or Perish (about 600 feet away); Johnson's Brigade (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 follow the movements of the 2nd Confederate Infantry at Shiloh, study the markers in the order shown. .
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 771 times since then and 51 times this year. Last updated on June 9, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.