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

Anderson's Brigade

Ruggles’ Division - Bragg's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Anderson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Anderson's Brigade Tablet
Inscription.
C.S.
Anderson's (2d) Brigade,

20th La., 9th Tex., 1st Fla. Batt'n., Conf. Gds. Resp. Batt'n., 17th La.,
Ruggles' (1st) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This Brigade was engaged here at about 3.30 p.m. April 6, 1862. It was repulsed and fell back, the 20th La. retiring from the field. At about 5 p.m. the attack was renewed and the Brigade assisted in capture of prisoners and then advanced to head of Dill Branch.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 355.)
 
Location. 35° 8.069′ N, 88° 20.329′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Eastern Corinth Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. 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. Gibson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephens' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaver's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Putnam Stump (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Arkansas Battalion - 8th Arkansas - 27th Tennessee - 44th Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Arkansas Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 400 feet away); Munch's Battery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .  Anderson's Brigade. Brigadier General Patton Anderson commanded the Brigade. This article discusses the actions of the Brigade. (Submitted on September 26, 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 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 17 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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