Near Guys in McNairy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Approach To Shiloh
April 4, 1862
Leaving the Confederate base at Corinth, Miss. in a march which had begun the previous afternoon, the two corps of the Army of the Mississippi, commanded by Maj. Gens. Hardee and Folk, marched north along this road to unite with other units of the Army for its attack on the Federal encampment at Shiloh, Apr. 6.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 10.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 59.939′ N, 88° 31.166′ W. Marker is near Guys, Tennessee, in McNairy County. Marker is on U.S. 45 at milepost 0.2, one mile south of Old U.S. 45, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located 0.2 mi north of the TN/MS sate line. Marker is in this post office area: Guys TN 38339, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away in Mississippi); C.S.A. Rifle Pit (approx. 3.7 miles away in Mississippi); Retreat From Battery F (approx. 4 miles away in Mississippi); Battery F (was approx. 4 miles away in Mississippi but has been reported missing. ); Battle of Corinth Battery F (approx. 4 miles away in Mississippi); Corinth (approx. 4.1 miles away in Mississippi); Ft. Robinette (approx. 4.2 miles away in Mississippi); Oak Home (approx. 4.2 miles away in Mississippi).
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2018, by Curtis Wise of Jackson, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on March 21, 2018, by Curtis Wise of Jackson, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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