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Adamsville in McNairy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Approach to Shiloh

Apr. 5, 1862

 
 
Approach to Shiloh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 4, 2013
1. Approach to Shiloh Marker
Inscription. The Federal 3rd Div., Army of the Tennessee commanded by Major Gen. Lew Wallace, was positioned by brigades along an east-west line to meet the Confederate attack expected from the north or northwest. The 3rd Brigade under Col. Charles Whittlesey, 20th Ohio Inf, was in this area. This division withdrew to join the Shiloh engagement of Apr. 6, but arrived too late to engage until the following morning.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 13.)
 
Location. 35° 13.697′ N, 88° 21.641′ W. Marker is in Adamsville, Tennessee, in McNairy County. Marker is on U.S. 64, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Adamsville TN 38310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buford Pusser Memorial Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Approach to Shiloh (approx. 1.5 miles away); Adamsville In The Civil War (approx. 2 miles away); Whittlesey's Brigade (approx. 5.3 miles away); Buckland's Brigade (approx. 5.3 miles away); Brewer's Battalion
Approach to Shiloh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 4, 2013
2. Approach to Shiloh Marker
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Thayer's Brigade (approx. 5.4 miles away); McArthur (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adamsville.
 
More about this marker. Another marker with the same number and text exists in Adamsville, TN.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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