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

Schwartz's Battery

McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
2nd Illinois Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. 2nd Illinois Battery Marker
Front.
Inscription. (front)
Illinois
Battery "E"
2d Regiment Lt. Artillery
1st Division -- McClernand
Army of the Tennessee

(back)
Schwartz's Battery, "E"
Commanded By
Lieut. C.L. Nispel.

Went into action here about 9 a.m., April 6, 1862,maintaining their position until 11.00 a.m., when it was forced to retire, leaving 2 guns. The battery lost during the battle 1 man killed and 4 wounded; total, 5.
 
Erected by State of Illinois. (Marker Number M042.)
 
Location. 35° 8.224′ N, 88° 21.147′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Hamburg-Purdy Road and Corinth Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. 50 yards south of intersection. 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. Colonel Julius Raith (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); McAllister's Battery (within shouting
2nd Illinois Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. 2nd Illinois Battery Marker
Back.
distance of this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Morton's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Cross Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Louisiana, 22nd Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Illinois 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
 
2nd Illinois Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. 2nd Illinois Battery Marker
Looking northeast. Raith memorial in background left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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