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

McAllister's Battery

McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. McAllister's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
McAllister's Battery,
"D" 1st Illinois Light Artillery,
McClernand's (1st) Division.

This battery was engaged here from about 2 P.M. to the end of the battle April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 53.)
 
Location. 35° 8.247′ N, 88° 21.153′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamburg-Purdy Road and Corinth Road, on the right when traveling west on Hamburg-Purdy Road. Touch for map. At northwest corner 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. Morton's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Schwartz's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Julius Raith (within shouting distance of this marker); Cross Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Illinois Infantry
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. McAllister's Battery Marker
Looking south across Hamburg-Purdy road and down Corinth Road in the direction of Shiloh Church. Morton's Battery visible to right. 17th Illinois Infantry tablet (30) visible in background to left.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Wood's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rutledge's Tennessee Battery (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
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 369 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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