Confederate March From Corinth, MS

These two markers are located on State Highway 22 between Corinth, MS and the Shiloh Battlefield. Other markers along the route were either missing or had been vandalized.

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(3-93) Approach to Shiloh, Apr. 4, 1862. Bragg's Corps, Confederate Army of the Mississippi, leaving its base at Corinth, Miss., the previous afternoon, passed north along this road to join other units for the attack on Federal camps at Shiloh, Apr. 6. Breckinridge's Reserve Corps of three brigades followed, having marched from Burnsville, Miss.


(3-93) C.S. Russell's (1st) Brigade, 11th La., 22d Tenn., 13th, Tenn., 12th Tenn., Bankhead's Tennessee Battery, Clark's (1st) Div., Polk's Corps, Army of the Mississippi. This brigade with its regiments in order from left to right as above,  and battery in rear, bivouacked at this place Saturday night, April 5, 1862. It advanced Sunday morning April 6, 1862 along the Pittsburg Road and went into action at Rhea House


(3-04) Enlarge Approximately 2 mi. south of the crest of Pebble Hill (wartime Mickey's), view looking west. On the ridge in the background, Polk and Hardee marched toward Mickey's where they joined Bragg and Breckinridge


(3-04) Enlarge Crest of Pebble Hill, site of wartime Mickey's. View looking west from wartime Bark Road

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