First Minnesota Light Artillery

First Minnesota Light Artillery (HMF21)

Location: Shiloh, TN 38376 Hardin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 8.155', W 88° 20.273'

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Prentiss' Division

— Army of the Tennessee —


First Minnesota Battery Light Artillery.
Capt. Emil Munch,
Brig. Gen. B.M. Prentiss' Division.
Army of the Tennessee.

Engaged from early in the morning, when Capt. Munch was wounded and disabled, in the first day's battle of Shiloh, April 6, 1862. The right and left sections under command of 1st Lieut. William Pfaender participated in the struggle of the "Hornet's Nest" where this monument stands. The two guns of the center section were disabled early in the day, but one of them took part in the evening in repelling the last charge of the Confederates. Capt. E. Munch and 1st Lieut. F.E. Peebles wounded; three men killed and six men wounded.
HM NumberHMF21
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 1:44am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 378114 N 3888934
Decimal Degrees35.13591667, -88.33788333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.155', W 88° 20.273'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 9.30" N, 88° 20' 16.38" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 723 Sunken Rd, Shiloh TN 38376, US
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