Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Battery E, 2nd Illinois Light Artillery - McClernand's Division
— Army of the Tennessee —
"E" 2d Ill. Lt. Art., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This battery, with two guns, was engaged here from
11.30 a.m. to 12 m. April 6, 1862 when it retired to right
of siege guns.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 56.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 8.751′ N, 88° 20.843′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sherman Road 0.1 miles south of Cavalry Road, on the left when traveling south. In south end of Jones Field, 100 yards east of Sherman Road, 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. Shaver's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Smith's Mississippi Battery (a few steps from this marker); Taylor's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois Infantry11th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Dresser's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Tennessee, 24th Tennessee, 15th Arkansas (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on March 23, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.