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

Russell's Brigade

Clark's Division - Polk's Corps

 

—Army of the Mississippi —

 
Russell's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
1. Russell's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
C. S.
Russell's (1st) Brigade,
11th La., 22d Tenn., 13th Tenn., 12th Tenn.,
Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.

This brigade became engaged here about 9 a.m. April 6, 1862. The 11th La. and 22d Tenn., cooperating with regiments on right of brigades of Cleburne, Anderson and Johnson in an attack directly in front, while the 13th Tenn. Moved to the right and attacked Waterhouse's battery upon its left flank. The 12th Tennessee passed to the right and joined Stewart's Brigade.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 301.)
 
Location. 35° 7.765′ N, 88° 21.244′ 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. 100 yards south of the road in Rea 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. Polk's Tennessee Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Waterhouse's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry (within
Russell's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
2. Russell's Brigade Marker
Looking north in Rea field, toward Peabody Road. Polk's Tennessee Battery marker (#330) visible in background.
shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 53rd Ohio Infantry (about 400 feet away); Cleburne's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Johnson's Brigade (about 800 feet away); Anderson's Brigade (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Russell's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 18, 2011
3. Russell's Brigade Marker
Looking east across Rea Field. Camp of 53rd Ohio Infantry marker (#A62) visible in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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