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(6-01) Death of General Johnston (Tour Stop 12). The monument here marks the site where the Confederate army commander, Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, was found mortally wounded at 2 p.m. on April 6. He was the highest ranking Southern officer killed during the war


(6-01) The Peach Orchard (Tour Stop 13). Sarah Bell's orchard was in bloom on April 6 as Confederate attacks hammered the Union left. Peach blossoms cut down by bullets reminded some observers of falling snow. After 2 p.m. the Federals withdrew north, holding a succession of lines until 4 p.m., when they conducted a fighting retreat to Pittsburg Landing

(6-01) The Peach Orchard (Tour Stop 13)

(6-01) The Peach Orchard (Tour Stop 13). Located near Tour Stop 13 is the Manse George cabin, built in 1860. It is the only surviving wartime structure in the park. Two weeks after the battle the cabin was moved to its present location, replacing the George home which had been destroyed during the fighting

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