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

Statham's Brigade

Breckinridge's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Statham's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Statham's Brigade Tablet
Colonel Winfield S. Statham commanded the Brigade at Shiloh.
Inscription.
C.S.
Army of the Mississippi.
Statham's (3d) Brigade,

15th Miss., 22d Miss., 19th Tenn., 20th Tenn.,
28th Tenn., 45th Tenn.,
Breckinridge's Corps.

This Brigade was engaged here until about noon April 7, 1862. It fell back to Hamburg Road and was in final engagement one-half mile south west.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 459.)
 
Location. 35° 8.081′ N, 88° 20.542′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the trail along Ruggles Battery line, 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. Trigg's Arkansas Battery (here, next to this marker); 154th Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Roberts' Arkansas Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Swett's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Hubbard's Arkansas Battery
Statham's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Statham's Brigade Tablet
The tablet stands along the line used by Ruggles collection of batteries on the first day of battle.
(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Swett's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutledge's Tennessee Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shaver's Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Statham's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. Statham's Brigade Marker
Looking north along Ruggles' line. Trigg's Battery marker in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 688 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on April 11, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.
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