Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Approach to Shiloh ~ April 5, 1862

Marker ID: THC 4C 15
Location: U.S. 64, Hardin County, in Crump
County: Hardin
Waymark: None


In this area, anticipating Confederate attack from north or northwest, Maj. Gen. Lew Wallace, commanding 3rd Div., Army of the Tennessee, stationed his 1st Brig., Col. M.L. Smith, 1st Mo. Inf. Division command post was also hereabouts. It withdrew to join the Shiloh engagement the afternoon of Apr. 6, but arrived there too late to engage until the following morning.


More information:
NPS: Shiloh National Military Park
CWT: Shiloh
Wikipedia: Battle of Shiloh