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

Batteries H and M, 4th U.S. Artillery / Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery

 
 
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Front of Monument
Inscription. (Front):
4th U.S. Artillery
Batteries "H" and "M"
Captain John Mendenhall.
5th Div. (Crittenden)

5th U.S. Artillery
Battery "H"
Captain Wm. R. Terrill.
2nd. Div. (McCook)
Army of the Ohio.

(Back):
These batteries were engaged
near here from about 9 a.m.
to 1.30 p.m. April 7, 1862.
Casualties
3 killed, 19 wounded, total 22.

 
Location. 35° 8.04′ N, 88° 19.908′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at stop 14, the bloody pond, of the driving tour of 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. Bruce's Brigade (here, next to this marker); Willard's Battery (here, next to this marker); Terrill's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 28th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Bloody Pond (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Wisconsin Infantry (within shouting
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Back Inscription
distance of this marker); 12th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 9th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 641 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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