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

Russell's Brigade

Clark's Division - Polk's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Russell's (1st) Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 14, 2004
1. Russell's (1st) Brigade Marker
Inscription.
C.S.
Russell's (1st) Brigade,

11th La., 22d Tenn., 13th Tenn., 12th Tenn.,
Bankhead's Tennessee Battery,
Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, and battery in rear, bivouacked at this place Saturday night, April 5, 1862. It advanced Sunday morning April 6, 1862 along the Pittsburg Road and went into action at Rhea house.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 300.)
 
Location. 35° 6.409′ N, 88° 22.32′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 22, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shiloh TN 38376, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stephens' Brigade (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnston's Last Bivouac (approx. 0.2 miles away); 3rd Mississippi Infantry Battalion (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cleburne's (2d) Brigade (approx. 1.2 miles away); 7th Arkansas and 2d Arkansas
Russell's (1st) Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 14, 2004
2. Russell's (1st) Brigade Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); 25th Missouri Infantry (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fallen Timbers (approx. 1.2 miles away); 8th and 9th Arkansas Battalions (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 861 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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