Near Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Breckinridge's Reserve Corps
—Army of the Mississippi —
Bowen's (2d) Brigade,
9th Ark., 10th Ark., 2d Confederate, 1st Mo.,
Hudson's Miss. Battery, Watson's La. Battery,
Breckinridge's Reserve Corps,
Army of the Mississippi.
This Brigade became engaged here about 12.30 p.m. April 6, 1862 under the personal direction of General Johnston. It advanced to position east of Bloody Pond where it was again engaged.
Erected by Shiloh National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number 456.)
Location. 35° 7.709′ N, 88° 19.828′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the south of the Peach Orchard 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. 19th Alabama - 2nd Texas (a few steps from this marker); Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); Robertson's Alabama Battery (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); 26th Alabama - 21st Alabama (about 300 feet away, measured Bruce's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Johnson's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Death of General Johnston (about 600 feet away); General Albert Sidney Johnston (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To follow the movements of the 2nd Confederate Infantry at Shiloh, study the markers in the order shown. .
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 593 times since then. Last updated on June 9, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.