The Tennesseans had more to fight for.
The Fight was for their homes and firesides.
-Brigadier General Patrick R. Cleburne,
As recounted by a soldier in the 23rd Tennessee Infantry
Erected by the sovereign state of Tennessee.
With assistance from the Tennessee
United Daughters of the Confederacy, and
Sons of Confederate Veterans,
This Monument is dedicated,
with everlasting gratitude and respect,
to the Tennesseans who fought here.
Tennessee Organizations engaged at the
Battle of Shiloh, April 6th and 7th, 1862
Artillery: Bankheads's Battery, McClung's (Caswell Artillery) Battery
Miller's (Pillow Flying Artillery) Battery, Polk's Battery, Rutledge's Battery
Cavalry: 3rd (Forrest's) Regiment