21ST MISSOURI AND PICKETS OF
PEABODY’S (1ST) BRIG., PRENTISS (6TH) DIV.,
ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE
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The 21st MO. reinforced the reconnoitering party of 25th Mo. and the pickets of 12th Michigan and 4 companies of 16th Wis. At this place and engaged the Confederate advance 30 minutes, soon after sunrise Apr. 6, 1862.
Col. Moore, 21st Mo., was wounded. Capt. Saxe, 16th Wis., was killed. I was the first officer killed at Shiloh
|Seay Field, looking south from Reconnoitering Road,|
Shiloh National Military Park