Monuments and markers at Shiloh off the beaten path

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1st Mississippi Light, Company C, Turner's Battery. During a hike through the park. This is the marker for the location where Stanford's Mississippi Battery first ever heard the report of their cannons, on April 6th, 1862, about 9:00 AM.
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Ole Miss

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The William H. L. Wallace Mortuary Monument.
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General Albert Sidney Johnston's Mortuary Monumnet. Johnston is the highest ranked American general officer killed in battle.
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This tablet marks the position Gibson's Brigade held during and after its many charges against the center of the "Hornet's Nest" Sunday, April 6th. This was the scene of action that Braxton Bragg unfairly castigated both Gibson and his brigade in his Official Report (excerpt below)
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"Leaving them to hold their position, I moved farther to the right and brought up the First Brigade (Gibson) of Ruggles' division, which was in rear of its true position, and threw them forward to attack this same point. A very heavy fire soon opened, and after a short conflict this command fell back in considerable disorder. Rallying the different regiments by means of my staff officers and escort, they were twice more moved to the attack, only to be driven back by the enemy's sharpshooters occupying the thick cover. This result was due entirely to want of proper handling."
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