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

Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery

W.H.L. Wallace's Division

 

—Army of the Tennessee —

 
Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
1. Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery Marker
Inscription.
(front of monument)
Illinois
Battery "A",
1st Regiment Lt. Artillery,
2nd Division--W. H. L. Wallace,
Army of the Tennessee.
(back of monument)
Willard's Battery, "A",
Commanded by
Lieut. P. P. Wood.
Went into action about 9.00 a.m., April 6, 1862, and vigorously engaged the enemy in this and other positions in the immediate vicinity until 4 p.m. The battery lost in the battle 4 men killed; 1 officer, and 25 men wounded; total, 30. (Marker Number M34.)
 
Location. 35° 7.867′ N, 88° 19.817′ W. Marker is near Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Hamburg-Savannah Road 0.2 miles north of Hamburg-Purdy Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. 50 yards east of road in small field opposite peach orchard. 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. 9th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 32nd Illinois Infantry (about 400 feet away); General Albert Sidney Johnston (about 400 feet away); Death of General Johnston (about 500 feet away); a different
Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
2. Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery Marker
Front.
marker also named 9th Illinois Infantry (about 500 feet away); 28th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); 12th Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named 32nd Illinois Infantry (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
3. Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery Marker
Back.
Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, March 17, 2011
4. Battery A, 1st Illinois Artillery Marker
Looking south in the direction of engagement.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on March 21, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 8, 2011, by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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