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
Waymark: None


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 & Polk, marched north along this road to unite with other units of the Army for its attack on the Federal encampment at Shiloh, Apr. 6.