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

McAllister's Battery

McClernand's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
1. McAllister's Battery Marker
Inscription.
U.S.
Army of the Tennessee.
McAllister's Battery,
45th, 43d, 49th, 17th, 20th, and 49th Illinois,
McClernand's (1st) Division.

This battery, with three guns, was engaged here about 4 P.M., April 6, 1862. At 9 a.m. on the 7th, with two guns, it was again engaged here. In this last engagement it was supported by the six Illinois regiments in order as above, commanded by Col. Marsh.
 
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 58.)
 
Location. 35° 8.734′ N, 88° 20.296′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Cavalry Road 0.3 miles west of Hamburg-Savannah Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Shiloh National Military Park. 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. 13th Iowa Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wharton's Texas Rangers (about 300 feet away); 52nd Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 53rd Ohio Infantry
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
2. McAllister's Battery Marker
Looking north toward Cavalry Road.
(about 400 feet away); Camp of 15th Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); 29th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 46th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Shiloh markers for the 45th Illinois Infantry. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
2. Shiloh markers naming the 49th Illinois Infantry. (Submitted on June 7, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
McAllister's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, November 20, 2010
3. McAllister's Battery Marker
Looking west along Cavalry Road in the direction of engagement.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on June 1, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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