Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Approach to Shiloh ~ Apr. 4, 1862



Marker ID: THC 4C 10
Location: U.S. 45W, McNairy County, above the Mississippi line
County: McNairy
Coordinates: N 34° 59.939    W 088° 31.166
  34.99898333    -88.51943333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Approach To Shiloh
April 4, 1862


Leaving the Confederate base at Corinth, Miss. in a march which had begun the previous afternoon, the two corps of the Army of the Mississippi, commanded by Maj. Gens. Hardee and Folk, marched north along this road to unite with other units of the Army for its attack on the Federal encampment at Shiloh, Apr. 6.

Tennessee Historical Commission.