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

Waterhouse's Battery

Sherman's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Waterhouse's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Waterhouse's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U. S.
Waterhouse's Battery,
"E", 1st Ill. Lt. Art., Sherman's (5th) Div.,
Army of the Tennessee.

One section of this battery was in action here from 7 a.m. to 7.30 a.m. April 6, 1862. It then retired 300 yards to main battery.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 208.)
 
Location. 35° 7.797′ N, 88° 21.213′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Peabody Road 0.2 miles east of Corinth Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. 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. Polk's Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Russell's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 500 feet away); 13th Tennessee Infantry (about 700 feet away); Cleburne's Brigade (about 800 feet away); Battery E, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Waterhouse's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Waterhouse's Battery Marker
Looking west along Peabody Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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