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

Robertson's Alabama Battery

Gladden's Brigade - Withers’ Division - Bragg's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Robertson's Alabama Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Robertson's Alabama Battery Marker
Inscription.
C. S.
Army of the Mississippi.
Robertsons' Ala. Battery,
Gladden's (1st) Brig., Withers' (2d) Div.,
Bragg's Corps.

This battery of four 12 pdr. Napoleons, was in action here Monday, April 7, 1862 until about 1 p.m.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 391.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 7.717′ N, 88° 19.783′ W. Marker was near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker was on Hamburg-Purdy Road 0.1 miles west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was 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 location. 26th Alabama - 21st Alabama (a few steps from this marker); Bowen's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Alabama - 2nd Texas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Texas (about 400 feet away); General Albert Sidney Johnston (about 500 feet away); Death of General Johnston (about
Robertson's Alabama Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Robertson's Alabama Battery Marker
Looking west on Hamburg-Purdy Road.
500 feet away); a different marker also named General Albert Sidney Johnston (about 600 feet away); Bruce's Brigade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Robertson's Alabama Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. Robertson's Alabama Battery Marker
Looking east on Hamburg-Purdy Road toward Hamburg-Savannah Road.
 
 
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 281 times since then and 20 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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