Shiloh National Military Park
Tour Stop-9: Invasion of the Union Camps

Prentiss' soldiers briefly defended their camps before retreating north at 9 am. Johnston's offensive stalled when his soldiers stopped to plunder supplies.

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(2012) Enlarge  Marker Detail Tour Stop-9: Invasion of the Union Camps

Bill Bechmann


(3-93) North view from Rhea Springs Road. The foot path leads to Peabody's death site in the background. Former Tour Stop-10



(6-01) Here Prentiss' division made a brief stand until it was overrun by Confederates at 9 a.m. While most of his survivors fled to Pittsburg Landing, Prentiss rallied 500 men and joined troops from other divisions in the Hornets' Nest. The upright cannon marks where Col. Everett Peabody was killed while trying to rally his Union brigade

Richard L. Holmes


Confederate Charge upon Prentiss' camp on Sunday morning the 6th

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