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

Ketchum's Alabama Battery

Pond's Brigade - Ruggles’ Division

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker
Inscription.
C.S.
Army of the Mississippi.
Ketchum's Alabama Battery,
Pond's (3d) Brigade, Ruggles' (1st) Division,
Bragg's Corps.

This battery was engaged here at 10.30 A.M. April 7, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 378.)
 
Location. 35° 8.718′ N, 88° 20.95′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sherman Road and Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Extension Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. 1/3 mile northwest of intersection on trail in woods, 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. 5th Tennessee, 24th Tennessee, 15th Arkansas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wood's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Dresser's Battery (about 500 feet away); Russell's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Smith's Mississippi Battery (about 500 feet away); 22nd Tennessee, 11th Louisiana
Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker
Looking north.
(about 500 feet away); Taylor's Battery (about 500 feet away); 46th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. Ketchum's Alabama Battery Marker
Looking north on trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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