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

Johnson's Brigade

Cheatham's Division - Polk's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Johnson's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Johnson's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
C. S.
Johnson's (1st) Brigade,
Walker's (2d) Tenn., 15th Tenn., Blythe's Miss., 154th Tenn.,
One gun of Polk's Tenn. Battery,
Cheatham's (2d) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This brigade was engaged here from about 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. April 6, 1862 during which time Brig. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson, commanding brigade, was wounded and Col. A.K. Blythe of Blythe's Miss. was killed. The brigade advanced under command of Col. Preston Smith to northeast corner of Woolf Field.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 331.)
 
Location. 35° 8.185′ N, 88° 21.212′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Corinth Road 0.1 miles south of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. About 2/10 mile north of Shiloh Church. 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. 17th Illinois Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Anderson's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kirk's Brigade (about 400 feet
Johnson's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Johnson's Brigade Marker
Looking north toward the crossroads. Raith memorial visible in background.
away); Schwartz's Battery (about 400 feet away); 11th Louisiana, 22nd Tennessee (about 400 feet away); Fifth Division, Army of the Tennessee (about 400 feet away); Morton's Battery (about 400 feet away); McAllister's Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Johnson's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Johnson's Brigade Marker
Looking west.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 15, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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