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

Taylor's Battery

Battery D, 1st Illinois Light Artillery - Sherman's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Taylor's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Taylor's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Taylor's Battery,
"B" 1st Ill. Lt. Art., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

This battery was engaged here from 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 204.)
 
Location. 35° 8.766′ N, 88° 20.859′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Sherman Road 0.1 miles south of Cavalry Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. At south 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. 17th Illinois Infantry - 49th Illinois Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Smith's Mississippi Battery (a few steps from this marker); Dresser's Battery (a few steps from this marker); 46th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Shaver's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker);
Taylor's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Taylor's Battery Marker
Looking southwest.
11th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Taylor's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Taylor's Battery Marker
Tablet is visible near center of photo. Markers 46 and 152 are to its right, and marker 56 to its left. This shows the approximate line of battle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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