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

Shaver's Brigade

Hardee's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Shaver's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Shaver's Brigade Tablet
Inscription.
C.S.
Shaver's (1st) Brigade,
7th Ark., 2d Ark., 3rd Confederate,
Hardee's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
These regiments, in order as above, made an attack over this ground at 2.30 p.m., April 6, 1862. Lieut. Col. Dean, 7th Ark., was killed 300 feet to the left of this tablet.

Shaver's brigade was not again engaged on Sunday.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 419.)
 
Location. 35° 8.066′ N, 88° 20.289′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sunken Road 0.1 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is about 50 yards south of the "Sunken Road" on a path through the woods in Shiloh National Military Park. "Sunken Road" is an unpaved pedestrian-only route. 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); Anderson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Arkansas Battalion - 8th Arkansas - 27th Tennessee - 44th Tennessee
Shaver's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Shaver's Brigade Marker
View from Sunken Road to the marker (red post is visible among the trees).
(within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio 5th Battery Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephens' Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 12th Michigan Infantry (about 300 feet away); 21st Missouri Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Shaver's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Shaver's Brigade Marker
Shows direction of attack described on tablet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 21, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 387 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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