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

Bruce's Brigade

Nelson's Division

 

—Army of the Ohio —

 
Bruce's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Bruce's Brigade Tablet
Colonel Sanders D. Bruce commanded the brigade.
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Ohio.
Bruce's (22d) Brigade,

2d Kentucky, 1st Kentucky,
20th Kentucky,
Nelson's (4th) Division.

This Brigade, with its regiments in order as above was engaged near this place about noon April 7, 1862. It was driven back but recovered the ground at 2 p.m. and bivouacked here Monday night.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 268.)
 
Location. 35° 7.694′ N, 88° 19.926′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the south of the Peach Orchard 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. Johnson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Statham's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Venable's Tenn. Infantry (about 400 feet away); Williams' Brigade (was about 400 feet away but has been
Bruce's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Bruce's Brigade Tablet
reported missing. ); 19th Alabama - 2nd Texas (about 400 feet away); Bowen's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Stephens' Brigade (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Bruce's Brigade at Shiloh. Narrative of the brigade's part in the battle of Shiloh. (Submitted on September 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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