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

Clanton's Alabama Cavalry

(Unattached)

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Clanton's (1st) Alabama Cavalry, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Clanton's (1st) Alabama Cavalry, Marker
Inscription.
C. S.
Clanton's (1st) Alabama Cavalry,
(Unattached.)
Army of the Mississippi.
This regiment occupied the right of the Confederate line of battle April 6, 1862, and was engaged along the Tennessee River until 4 p.m. when it came upon the high ground, and was in position here at 5.30 p.m., when Union prisoners were captured. It then moved by the right flank, due east, to the Mounds.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number 467.)
 
Location. 35° 8.433′ N, 88° 19.9′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamburg-Savannah Road and Brown's Ferry Road, on the left when traveling south on Hamburg-Savannah Road. Touch for map. 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. Richardson's Battery (here, next to this marker); Welker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Chalmers' Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Alabama Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Clanton's (1st) Alabama Cavalry, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Clanton's (1st) Alabama Cavalry, Marker
Looking west across Hamburg-Savannah Road.
14th Iowa Infantry (about 300 feet away); Alabama State Memorial (about 400 feet away); Boyle's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Camp of 32nd Illinois Infantry (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 March 23, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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