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Panorama of Cleburne's position near Shiloh Branch

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(3-95) Waterhouse's Battery "E" Commanded By 1. Capt. A.C. Waterhouse, wounded. 2. Lieut. A.R. Abbott, Wounded. 3. Lieut. John A. Fitch
 
Two guns of this battery were advanced about 300 yards but soon fell back to this position where the whole battery went into action. This ground was held from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., April 6, 1862, when the battery lost 2 guns and moved back about 100 yards. Its loss in the battle was 1 man killed, 3 officers and 14 men wounded; total 18

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(3-93) Rhea Field. Advanced position of Waterhouse's Battery as mentioned in marker at left
 
Southwest view from north edge of Rhea Field

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(3-95) Second position of Waterhouse's Battery as mentioned in marker above
 
The battery is facing Shiloh Branch ravine

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  Camp of Waterhouse's Battery north of Rhea Springs

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(3-93) Rhea Field. South view from Rhea Springs Road
 
Rhea Field is approximately mi. southeast of Shiloh Church

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Rhea Springs. View looking north toward 2nd position of Waterhouse's Battery

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