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

Thompson's Battery

9th Indiana Light Artillery - L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Thompson's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Thompson's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
Thompson's Battery,
9th Indiana Light Artillery,
L. Wallace's (3d) Division.

This battery, of six guns, was in action here from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 127.)
 
Location. 35° 8.892′ N, 88° 20.864′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Cavalry Road 0.9 miles west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. 150 yards north of Cavalry Road near western edge of Jones 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. Willard's Battery (a few steps from this marker); Mann's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 54th Ohio Infantry - 55th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); McAllister's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckland's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Thurber's Battery
Thompson's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Thompson's Battery Marker
Looking southwest toward edge of Jones Field.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Whittlesey's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 12th Illinois Infantry - 13th Missouri Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Thompson's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Thompson's Battery Marker
Looking east along the line of battle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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