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

Gibson's Brigade

Ruggles’ Division - Bragg's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

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

4th La., 13th La., 1st Ark., 19th La.,
Ruggles' (1st) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This Brigade made four charges over this ground between noon and 2.30 p.m. April 6, 1862 and was each time repulsed with heavy loss.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 348.)
 
Location. 35° 8.084′ N, 88° 20.319′ 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. Anderson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Arkansas Battalion - 8th Arkansas - 27th Tennessee - 44th Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaver's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephens' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Arkansas Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Putnam Stump (about 300 feet away); Munch's Battery (about 300 feet away); 8th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .
Gibson's Brigade Tabet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Gibson's Brigade Tabet
 Gibson's Brigade. Details of the Brigade's actions at Shiloh. The Brigade was commanded by Colonel Randall L. Gibson. (Submitted on September 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gibson's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, July 24, 2010
3. Gibson's Brigade Marker
While the underbrush is thicker today than in 1862, this gives an idea of the wooded terrain the brigade had to charge through.
 
 
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 551 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 30, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.
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