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

Johnson's Brigade

Cheatham's Division - Polk's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Johnson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Johnson's Brigade Tablet
Brig. Gen. B. R. Johnson was wounded leading the Brigade at Shiloh.
Inscription.
C.S.
Army of the Mississippi.
Johnson's (1st) Brigade,

Walker's (2d) Tenn., 15th Tenn., Blythe's Miss., 154th Tenn.,
Cheatham's (1st) Division,
Polk's Corps.

The 154th Tenn., a portion of Blythe's Miss. and one company of Walker's (2d) Tenn., all under the command of Col. Preston Smith, were engaged here from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 7, 1862. The 15th Tenn. joined Col. Maney, to the left.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 335.)
 
Location. 35° 7.698′ N, 88° 19.947′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the south of the Peach Orchard 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. Bruce's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Statham's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Venable's Tenn. Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Williams' Brigade (about 300 feet away
Johnson's Brigade Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Johnson's Brigade Tablet
but has been reported missing); Texas (about 400 feet away); Stephens' Brigade (about 500 feet away); 19th Alabama - 2nd Texas (about 500 feet away); Bowen's Brigade (about 600 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 September 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on December 20, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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