Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Approach To Shiloh ~ April 5, 1862

Marker ID: THC 4C 17
Location: Main St. at Pickwick St., Savannah, TN
County: Hardin
Coordinates: N 35° 13.463    W 088° 14.771
  35.22438333    -88.24618333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1PHQ


Major Gen. Don Carlos Buell's Federal Army of the Ohio arrived here after marching 135 miles in 22 days from Nashville. Here it turned south, led by Brig. Gen. William Nelson's 4th Div., and marched upriver to a point opposite Pittsburg Landing. They arrived at dusk on April 6 and crossed the river to take part in the next day's counterattack.

Tennessee Historical Commission


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