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

Stephens’ Brigade

Cheatham's Division -- Polk's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Stephens' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Stephens' Brigade Marker
Inscription.
C. S.
Stephens' (2d) Brigade,
7th Ky., 9th Tenn., 6th Tenn., Batt'n. 1st Tenn.,
Cheatham's (2d) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

At about 2.30 p.m. April 6, 1862 the 1st and 9th Tenn. of this brigade, assisted by the 19th Tenn., and supported by 6th Tenn. and 7th Ky., charged across this field and drove back the Union line from its north side.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 339.)
 
Location. 35° 7.7′ N, 88° 20.05′ 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. On southern edge 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. Harper's Mississippi Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 1st and 2nd Battalions, 11th Illinois Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Venable's Tenn. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Hazen's Brigade (about
Stephens' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Stephens' Brigade Marker
Looking north across Sarah Bell's Cotton Field. Manse George cabin in background.
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Statham's Brigade (about 400 feet away); 1st Tennessee Infantry Battalion and 9th Tennessee Infantry Regiment (about 400 feet away); Johnson's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Williams' Brigade (about 500 feet away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Stephens' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. Stephens' Brigade Marker
Looking east on Hamburg-Purdy road, along southern edge of Sarah Bell's Cotton Field.
 
 
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 250 times since then and 15 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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