Modern view of Lauman's third position on Sunday, April 6, 1862. This marker is found on a trail leading toward the river east of Wicker Field. A good hunter will spot the young doe between the forks of the small tree in front of the sign. Then imagine the doe is a Confederate rifleman in the sights of your black powder musket.
J.D. Putnam Stump. J.D. Putnam, Co. F, 14th Wis. Vol. Inf., was killed here Monday, April 7th, while advancing in line of battle against a Confederate battery. His comrades buried him where he fell and cut his name in an oak tree which stood here. Eastern Corinth Road approximately 1/4 mile north of Hamburg-Purdy Road.
The bloody pond at Shiloh National Battlefield. A favorite place for a crisp March morning walk. Just thru the tree line you will find yourself at the Peach Orchard. Both are a must see.
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GRAVE MARKER OF INDIANA SOLDIER AT THE SHILOH BATTLEFIELD.
Confederate soldier Laurie M. Anderson (186-) Laurie M. Anderson of Tallahassee was a member of the Bradford Light Infantry, Co. A, Florida Battalion. He died in April 7, 1862, at the Battle of Shiloh. The 1st Florida Volunteer Infantry fought in the Battle of Shiloh, April 6-7, 1862.
32-Pounder James Rifle at Shiloh This photo shows one of the large 32-Pounder James Rifle manning the perimeter around Pittsburg Landing. The heavy concentration of Union guns near the landing helped to hold this important beachhead on April 6, 1862.
Another view of the mound in previous photos, with the Tennessee River in the background.