Shiloh in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Headquarters General U. S. Grant
Night of April 6, 1862.
"During the night rain fell in torrents and our troops were exposed without shelter. I made my headquarters under a tree a few hundred yards from the river bank." The large oak tree referred to, standing where this marker now stands, was destroyed by cyclone October 14, 1909.
Location. 35° 9.031′ N, 88° 19.256′ W. Marker is in Shiloh, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on National Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. In the National Cemetery, Shiloh Battlefield National 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. Shiloh National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); 54th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp of Powell's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Powell's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery H, 1st Illinois Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 55th Illinois Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Army of the Ohio (about 400 feet away); Army of the Mississippi (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shiloh.
Regarding Headquarters General U. S. Grant.
Also see . . . Shiloh Battlefield, National Park Service (Submitted on April 8, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on March 23, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1. submitted on October 22, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.