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

38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA

Pond's Brigade - Ruggles’ Division - Bragg's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA Marker
Inscription.
C. S.
Army of the Mississippi.
38th Tenn., 18th La., Orleans Guard, 16th La.,
Pond's (3d) Brig., Ruggles' (1st) Div.,
Bragg's Corps.

These regiments retired to this place about 5 p.m., April 6, 1862 and bivouacked here Sunday night, "The right at Oglesby's headquarters, the left towards Owl Creek". They occupied this position until 9 a.m., April 7th.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 375.)
 
Location. 35° 9.067′ N, 88° 20.717′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on State Highway 22 half a mile south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. 30 yards southeast of road in Jones 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. Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Oglesby-Hare HQ Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 400 feet away); Smith's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Thayer's Brigade
38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA Marker
Looking north from Jones Field.
(about 400 feet away); Thompson's Battery (about 400 feet away); 14th Missouri Infantry (about 500 feet away); Thurber's Battery (about 500 feet 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 9, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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