Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Trabue's Kentucky Battery
—Army of the Mississippi —
Trabue's Kentucky Battery,
Army of the Mississippi.
A battery, designated by Gen. Ruggles as "Captain Trabue's Kentucky," was engaged here from about 3 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. April 6, 1862. No other reference to this battery can be found in the records.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 453.)
Location. 35° 7.997′ N, 88° 20.497′ 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. Smith's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Byrne's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Bowen's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Hubbard's Arkansas Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 16th Alabama, 55th Tennessee (about 400 feet Swett's Mississippi Battery (about 500 feet away); 8th and 18th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
More about this marker. The reference to Trabue's Battery may be to Captain Robert Cobb's Kentucky Light Battery.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 674 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.