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

Brig. Gen. Adley H. Gladden

Mortuary Monument

 
 
Gladden Mortuary Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 13, 2004
1. Gladden Mortuary Monument Marker
Inscription.  
C.S.
Brig. Gen. Adley H. Gladden.
Commanding
1st Brigade,
2d Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
Was mortally wounded here
at 8:45 a.m., April 6, 1862.
Died at Corinth, Miss.,
April 11, 1862.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1826.
 
Location. 35° 7.321′ N, 88° 20.519′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Gladden Road, on the right when traveling north. Located adjacent to the site of Spain's Field 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. Gladden's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Munch's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Hickenlooper's Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 18th Missouri Infantry
Gladden Mortuary Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 13, 2004
2. Gladden Mortuary Monument Marker
The upright cannon is a 4.2 inch (30-pdr) Parrott Rifle.
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(about 500 feet away); Swett's Mississippi Battery (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named 18th Missouri Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Shiloh. National Park Service page about the battle. (Submitted on October 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 1,187 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on March 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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