04/26/2013Location: Shiloh Battlefield Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Chris Mekow Contact Phone Number: 731-689-5696
Join Ranger Chris Mekow for this 1 1/2 mile hike that traces the steps of the isolated brigade of Union Colonel David Stuart and discusses how 800 men held off 5,000 Confederates supported by eight artillery pieces for several hours. The hike will also discuss the "lost" 71st Ohio Infantry Regiment. This hike will cover mostly level; open ground. Hikers are asked to wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the conditions. Water and insect repellent are also recommended. The tour will meet at Tour Stop #14 (Field Hospital Site) at 1:00 pm.