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

Welker's Battery

“H” 1st Mo. Lt. Art. -- W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
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By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Welker's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
Welker's Battery,
"H", 1st Mo. Lt. Art., W.H.L. Wallace's (2d) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

One section of this battery under Lieutenant Edwards, was engaged here from 12 m. to 2 p.m. April 6, 1862. It retired to its battery, and then to Hurlbut's headquarters.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 167.)
 
Location. 35° 7.833′ N, 88° 20.1′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.4 miles east of Eastern Corinth Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. 250 yards north of road, near northwest corner of Sarah Bell's Cotton Field. 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. 25th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th Kentucky Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest's Tennessee Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Myers' Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Willard's Battery
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By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Welker's Battery Marker
Looking west from Sarah Bell's cotton field. This marker is on the right; 17th Kentucky Infantry (#161) marker on left; Forrest's Cavalry marker (#466) visible in woods in background.
(about 300 feet away); Ross' Battery (about 400 feet away); 32d Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); McClung's Tennessee Battery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Welker's Battery at Shiloh
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Welker's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. Welker's Battery Marker
Looking south along line of engagement. 17th Kentucky (#161) marker visible.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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