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

Approach to Shiloh

Apr. 5, 1862

 
 
Approach to Shiloh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, February 4, 2013
1. Approach to Shiloh Marker
Inscription.  Major Gen. Don Carlos Buell’s Federal Army of the Ohio arrived here after marching 135 miles in 22 days from Nashville. Here it turned south, led by Brig. Gen. William Nelson’s 4th Div, and marched upriver to a point opposite Pittsburg Landing. They arrived at dusk on April 6 and crossed the river to take part in the next day’s counterattack.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 17.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1850.
 
Location. 35° 13.463′ N, 88° 14.771′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 64), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Main Street, Savannah TN 38372, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Joseph Hardin (approx. ¼ mile away); Hardin County Confederate Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The Lost Petrified Forests of Savannah, Tennessee
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); War Comes to Savannah (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grant at Cherry Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cherry Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); War on the River (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Approach to Shiloh Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, February 4, 2013
2. Approach to Shiloh Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 629 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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