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Michie in McNairy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Approach to Shiloh

Apr. 4, 1862

 
 
Approach to Shiloh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2003
1. Approach to Shiloh Marker
Inscription. Bragg’s Corps, Confederate Army of the Mississippi, leaving its base at Corinth, Miss., the previous afternoon, passed north along this road to join other units for the attack on Federal camps at Shiloh, Apr. 6. Breckinridge’s Reserve Corps of three brigades followed, having marched from Burnsville, Miss.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 11.)
 
Location. 35° 3.364′ N, 88° 26.113′ W. Marker is in Michie, Tennessee, in McNairy County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 22 near Michie Pebble Hill Road (Tennessee Route 224), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Michie TN 38357, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Withdrawal from Shiloh (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Shiloh (approx. 2.5 miles away); Fallen Timbers (approx. 4 miles away); Johnston's Last Bivouac (approx. 4.8 miles away); Stephens' Brigade (approx. 4.9 miles away); Russell's Brigade (approx. 5 miles away); 3rd Mississippi Infantry Battalion (approx. 6.1 miles away); Cleburne's (2d) Brigade (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Michie.
 
Also see . . .
Shiloh National Military Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2003
2. Shiloh National Military Park
The marker is located several miles south of the site of the Battle of Shiloh. The Confederates used this road during their April 4, 1862 advance.

1. The Battle of Shiloh Description. Battle of Shiloh Official Records webpage. (Submitted on July 31, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Shiloh National Military Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 31, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Corinth, Mississippi image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2003
3. Corinth, Mississippi
Bragg’s Confederate troops left their base here on April 3, 1862 for the advance on Grant's army in Shiloh. The crossing of the Mobile & Ohio and Memphis & Charleston Railroads made Corinth, Miss. an ideal location for the Confederate base.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,130 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
 
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