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

Hubbard's Arkansas Battery

Cleburne's Brigade - Hardee's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Hubbard's Arkansas Battery Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Hubbard's Arkansas Battery Tablet
The battery was commanded by Captain George T. Hubbard at the battle.
Inscription.
C.S.
Hubbard's Arkansas Battery,
Cleburne's (2d) Brigade, Hardee's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

Lieut. Thrall's section of this battery, two guns, was engaged here at about 2.30 p.m. April 6, 1862. These guns were forced to retire but at 3 p.m. returned and joined the other batteries in Ruggles' line and were engaged until close of battle Sunday.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 430.)
 
Location. 35° 8.042′ N, 88° 20.533′ 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. Swett's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Byrne's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 154th Tennessee Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Statham's Brigade (within shouting distance
Hubbard's Arkansas Battery Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Hubbard's Arkansas Battery Position
The battery is represented by a James Rifled Field Gun and a 12-pdr Field Howitzer at this position. However, records indicate the battery was only equipped with smoothbore cannon during the battle.
of this marker); Trigg's Arkansas Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Swett's Mississippi Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roberts' Arkansas Battery (about 300 feet away); Trabue's Kentucky Battery (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Type 1 James Rifle image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. Type 1 James Rifle
This riled gun was cast by Miles Greenwood of Cincinnati, Ohio in 1861. The muzzle displays the registry number 81. This early type James rifle used the pattern of the Model 1841 6-pdr Field Gun to speed production. It has 15 groove rifling.
12-pdr Field Howitzer Model 1841 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
4. 12-pdr Field Howitzer Model 1841
This 12-pdr Howitzer was produced by Cyrus Alger & Co. of Boston, Massachusetts in 1861. It's muzzle shows the registry number 206 and the inspector initials J.P.F. for Joseph Pearson Farley. On the breech face, the weight is indicated as 786 pounds.
 
 
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 633 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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