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

Jackson's Brigade

Withers’ Division - Bragg's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Jackson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Jackson's Brigade Tablet
Brigadier General John K. Jackson commanded the brigade.
Inscription.
C.S.
Jackson's (3d) Brigade,

17th Ala., 18th Ala., 19th Ala., 2d Texas,
Girardey's Georgia Battery,
Withers' (2d) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This Brigade, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, its battery in center, became engaged here at 11 a.m. April 6, 1862. It drove back the 71st Ohio and then engaged McArthur's Brigade on north side of the ravine. At 2 p.m. it crossed the ravine and was next engaged east of bloody pond.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 404.)
 
Location. 35° 7.657′ N, 88° 19.583′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Federal Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at tour stop 11 (the Field Hospital) on 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. 71st Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Stuart (within shouting distance of this marker); a different
Jackson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Jackson's Brigade Tablet
Girardey's Battery is represented by two field pieces at this location. On the left is a Type 2, Series 4 3.80-inch James Rifle, with registry number 60. On the right is a 6-pdr Model 1841 Field Gun converted to a rifle. The 6-pdr was produced by Ames Manufacturing in 1847 as a smoothbore and then later given 10 groove rifling.
marker also named 71st Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gage's Alabama Battery (about 700 feet away); 55th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); Chalmers' Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 26th Alabama - 21st Alabama (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Jackson's Brigade. Summary of the activities of Jackson's Brigade. (Submitted on September 20, 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 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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