Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Approach to Shiloh ~ April 6, 1862



Marker ID: THC 4C 16
Location: TN 22, Hardin County, south of Snake Creek
County: Hardin
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

Lew Wallace's 3rd Div., Army of the Tennessee, moved southeast along this road into position on the right of the .battered Federal line. It failed to arrive in time for the first day's fighting, but took part in the counterattack the morning of Apr. 7, which neutralized Confederate successes of the first day.


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