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

Battle of Shiloh

Apr. 6-7, 1862

 
 
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By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Battle of Shiloh Marker
Inscription. 4 mi. N.E., Albert Sidney Johnston's Army of the Mississippi (CS), marching north from Corinth, attacked and partly overran U.S. Grant's Army of the Tennessee (US), which was en route by river to destroy the (CS) base. Arrival of Buell's Army of the Ohio (US), and its entry into the second day's fighting neutralized earlier Confederate success and forced withdrawal to Corinth.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 19.)
 
Location. 35° 4.183′ N, 88° 23.608′ W. Marker is in Michie, Tennessee, in McNairy County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 57 and State Highway 22, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 57. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Michie TN 38357, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fallen Timbers (approx. 2.3 miles away); Approach to Shiloh (approx. 2½ miles away); Johnston's Last Bivouac (approx. 2.7 miles away); Stephens' Brigade (approx. 2.7 miles away); Russell's Brigade (approx. 2.8 miles away); Withdrawal from Shiloh
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By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2003
2. Battle of Shiloh Marker
(approx. 3.3 miles away); 3rd Mississippi Infantry Battalion (approx. 3.9 miles away); 7th Arkansas and 2d Arkansas (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Michie.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Shiloh Description. Battle of Shiloh Official Records webpage. (Submitted on August 10, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Shiloh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
3. Battle of Shiloh Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,716 times since then and 112 times this year. Last updated on April 8, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1. submitted on May 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on August 10, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on May 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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