Morton's Battery

Morton's Battery (HMPYP)

Location: Shiloh, TN 38376 Hardin County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 8.249', W 88° 21.171'

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6th Indiana Battery - McDowell's Brigade - Sherman's Division

— Army of the Tennessee —

(front)
6th
Battery,
Morton's,
Commanded by
Capt. Frederick Behr,
1st Brigade — Col. J. A. McDowell —
5th — Division — Gen.Sherman —
Army of the Tennessee.
Indiana.
(back)
6th Battery, Morton's,
Commanded by Capt. Frederick Behr.
This battery was ordered into action, at this place, by Gen. W. T. Sherman, at 10.30 a.m., April 6, 1862. Capt. Behr was shot from his horse and fell dead. Casualties—killed, 1 officer; wounded 5 men; total, 6.
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HM NumberHMPYP
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Marker NumberM074
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Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 1:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 376753 N 3889127
Decimal Degrees35.13748333, -88.35285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.249', W 88° 21.171'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 14.94" N, 88° 21' 10.26" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10031 Hamburg Purdy Rd, Shiloh TN 38376, US
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