Near 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,
Shaver's (1st) Brigade, Hardee's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
This battery, the fourth in Ruggles' line, was engaged here from about 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 6, 1862.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 421.)
Location. 35° 8.064′ N, 88° 20.54′ 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. 154th Tennessee Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Statham's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Trigg's Arkansas Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Hubbard's Arkansas Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Roberts' Arkansas Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Swett's Mississippi Battery Byrne's Mississippi Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 16th Alabama, 55th Tennessee (about 400 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 July 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 735 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.