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

Camp of Schwartz's Battery

McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Camp of Schwartz's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Camp of Schwartz's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Camp of
Schwartz's Battery,
"E" 2d. Ill. Lt. Arty., McClernand's (1st) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

First position in line of battle April 6, 1862, was 2/3 mile west, behind Buckland's brigade.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number A15.)
 
Location. 35° 8.207′ N, 88° 21.079′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.1 miles east of Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. 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. 49th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 11th Louisiana, 22nd Tennessee (about 300 feet away); Colonel Julius Raith (about 300 feet away); Schwartz's Battery (about 400 feet away); Fifth Division, Army of the Tennessee (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Camp of Schwartz's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Camp of Schwartz's Battery Marker
Looking northeast.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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