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

Mendenhall's Battery

Batteries H & M, 4th United States Artillery - Crittenden's Division

 

—Army of the Ohio —

 
Mendenhall's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Mendenhall's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Ohio.
Mendenhall's Batteries,
"H" & "M" 4th United States Artillery,
Crittenden's (5th) Division
These batteries, with four guns, were engaged here from about noon to 2 p.m. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 290.)
 
Location. 35° 8.119′ N, 88° 20.192′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hornet's Nest Loop 0.1 miles north of Sunken Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. At beginning of trail leading east to 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. 8th Iowa Infantry (here, next to this marker); 23rd Missouri Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 26th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin State Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 21st Missouri Infantry (about 300 feet away); 11th Kentucky Infantry
Mendenhall's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Mendenhall's Battery Marker
Guns facing southwest.
(about 300 feet away); 12th Michigan Infantry (about 300 feet away); Welker's Battery (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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