Shiloh National Military Park
Tour Stop-4: Ruggles' Battery

When infantry attacks against the Hornets' Nest failed, the Confederates concentrated 11 batteries of artillery to bombard the position, allowing their infantry to encircle and capture Gen. Benjamin Prentiss and nearly 2,100 Union soldiers.

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(2012) Enlarge  Marker Detail Tour Stop-4: Ruggles' Battery. Hornets' Nest in tree line in far background

Interpretive Marker: Ruggles' Batteries
Bill Bechmann


(2012) Enlarge Cannon facing towards the Union position at the Hornet's Nest
Bill Bechmann


(2009) Enlarge Tom Johnston, Warrenville, IL


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(3-93) Southwest view across Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road



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