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

Richardson's Battery

Battery D, 1st Missouri Light Artillery - W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Richardson's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Richardson's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Richardson's Battery,
"D" 1st MO. Lt. Art., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.
This battery, of two 10 pdr. and two 20 pdr. Parrott guns, was in action here from 9 a.m. To 3.30 p.m. April 6, 1862. It was next engaged near Hurlbut's headquarters.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 107.)
 
Location. 35° 8.228′ N, 88° 20.221′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Eastern Corinth Road 0.2 miles south of Corinth-Pittsburg Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located 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. 13th Kentucky Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 12th Iowa Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 61st Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Bartlett's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 59th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Iowa Infantry
Richardson's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Richardson's Battery Marker
Looking south along Eastern Corinth Road.
(within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Richardson's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Richardson's Battery Marker
Shows this marker in relationship to 12th Iowa and 13th Kentucky tablets, in front; 59th Iowa monument in rear, and Bartlett's Battery monument to left across road. Looking north along Eastern Corinth Road.
 
 
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 252 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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