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

Ross’ Battery

2nd Michigan Light Artillery - Hurlbut's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Ross' Battery, 2nd Michigan Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Ross' Battery, 2nd Michigan Light Artillery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Ross' Battery,
2nd Michigan Lt. Art., Hurlbut's (4th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee

This battery, with six guns, was in action here from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 6, 1862. It fell back to its camp and was captured at 5.30 p.m.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 170.)
 
Location. 35° 8.077′ N, 88° 19.998′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road half a mile north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. In southwest corner of Wicker Field, 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. Richardson's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 3rd Iowa Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Mendenhall's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 41st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 6th Kentucky Infantry
Ross' Battery, 2nd Michigan Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Ross' Battery, 2nd Michigan Light Artillery Marker
Looking south, the direction the unit faced in the engagement described.
(about 400 feet away); 28th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); Batteries H and M, 4th U.S. Artillery / Battery H, 5th U.S. Artillery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ross' Battery, 2nd Michigan Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Ross' Battery, 2nd Michigan Light Artillery Marker
Looking west along the line of battle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 23, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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