Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
19th Alabama Monument
Back of monument:
General Joseph Wheeler
Colonel in Command of the
19th Regiment Alabama Infantry
April 6-7, 1862
The General Joseph Wheeler
Oct. 9, 1930
Erected 1930 by General Joseph Wheeler Memorial Association.
Location. 35° 8.388′ N, 88° 19.914′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road 0.1 miles south of Riverside Drive (Brown's Ferry Road), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the Cloud Field section of Shiloh National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chalmers' Brigade ( within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama State Memorial ( within shouting distance of this marker); Welker's Battery ( within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Iowa Infantry ( within shouting distance of this marker); Richardson's Battery ( about 300 feet Clanton's Alabama Cavalry ( about 300 feet away); Camp of 32nd Illinois Infantry ( about 300 feet away); Jackson's Brigade ( about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
More about this marker. No monument at Shiloh is supposed to be for one particular person. This monument is really for Joseph Wheeler but is technically listed as a monument for the 19th Alabama Infantry.
Also see . . .
1. Brief History of the 19th Alabama Infantry. Site includes a link to Wheeler's after action report on the battle of Shiloh. (Submitted on October 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Joseph Wheeler. Wheeler was highly regarded by both friend and foe during the war. When the Spanish-American war began, he volunteered his services and was given the rank of Major General. He commanded a cavalry division in Cuba. (Submitted on October 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 970 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.