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

Swett's Mississippi Battery

Shaver's Brigade - Hardee's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Swett's Mississippi Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 13, 2004
1. Swett's Mississippi Battery Marker
Inscription.
C.S.
Swett's Mississippi Battery,
Shaver's (1st) Brigade, Hardee's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This battery, of six guns, was engaged here from 8 A.M. to 9 A.M., April 6, 1862. Its next action was East of Review Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 416.)
 
Location. 35° 7.342′ N, 88° 20.625′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Eastern Corinth Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located on a walking trail extending west from the road, opposite the Gladden Mortuary Monument, in 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. Harper's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 400 feet away); Munch's Battery (about 500 feet away); Brig. Gen. Adley H. Gladden (about 500 feet away); Gladden's Brigade (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 700 feet away); Camp of 16th Wisconsin Infantry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Swett's Mississippi Battery at Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 14, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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