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

Chalmers’ Brigade

Withers’ Division - Bragg's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Chalmers' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Chalmers' Brigade Marker
Inscription.
C. S.
Chalmers' (2d) Brigade,
9th Miss., 7th Miss., 5th Miss., 2 Cos. 52d Tenn., 10th Miss.,
Withers' (2d) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This brigade, in order from left to right as above, was engaged here from 12 m. to 2 p.m., April 6, 1862.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 395.)
 
Location. 35° 7.633′ N, 88° 19.417′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from Hamburg-Savannah Road ¼ mile south of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. 100 yards northeast of road in the woods. 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. 55th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gage's Alabama Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named 55th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 71st Ohio Infantry (about 800 feet away); Field Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackson's Brigade
Chalmers' Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Chalmers' Brigade Marker
Looking northeast. Marker visible in center of photo.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Stuart (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named 71st Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles 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 May 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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