Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Ketchum's Alabama Battery
Pond's Brigade - Ruggles’ Division - Bragg's Corps
—Army of the Mississippi —
Ketchum's Alabama Battery,
Pond's (3d) Brig., Ruggles' (1st) Div., Bragg's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
Two sections (four guns) of this battery were in action here from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., April 6, 1862.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 373.)
Location. 35° 8.983′ N, 88° 20.583′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 22 half a mile south of Pittsburg Landing Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. About 200 yards southeast of Jones Field on a trail in the woods. Trail starts in northeast corner of field, about 150 yards southeast of highway 22. 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. A different marker also named Ketchum's Alabama Battery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp of 18th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); Camp of 8th Illinois Infantry (about 700 feet away); 13th Iowa Infantry (about 700 feet away); Smith's Brigade Brewer's Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away); 38th TN, 18th LA, Orleans Guard, 16th LA (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thompson's Battery (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 10, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 265 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.