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

Wood's Brigade

Hardee's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Wood's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Wood's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
C. S.
Wood's (3d) Brigade,
9th Ark., 8th Ark., 27th Tenn., 16th Ala., 44th Tenn., 55th Tenn., 3d Miss.,
Hardee's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This brigade made a left wheel and adjusted its line, with its regiments in order from left to right as above, and attacked Raith's brigade on left flank at 10 a.m., April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 439.)
 
Location. 35° 7.833′ N, 88° 20.767′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.4 miles east of Sherman Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. 400 yards south of the road in Lost Field. Trail shown on the Trailhead Graphics map is not visible. Best found when trees are bare. 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. 12th Tennessee Infantry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stewart's Brigade (about 600 feet away); 49th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); 2nd and 3rd Battalions, 4th Illinois Cavalry
Wood's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Wood's Brigade Marker
Looking north.
(about 700 feet away); Camp of 49th Illinois Infantry (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); 40th Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 15th Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named 49th Illinois Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Wood's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. Wood's Brigade Marker
Looking southeast across Lost Field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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