|Death: ||Apr. 6, 1862|
Civil War Union Army Officer. On April 6 1862 the Battle of Shiloh began with the Confederate Forces of Gen. A.S. Johnston's Army of the Mississippi attacking Union General Ulysses S Grant's Army of the Tennessee. By 9am that morning General Benjamin Prentiss, a division commander in General Grant's Army, organized a defensive stand along a sunken road that became known as "The Hornets Nest". Colonel Everret Peaboday, a brigade commander under Prentiss, tried to rally some units that were falling back, despite being wounded five times. A sixth and final bullet struck him in the head, killing him instantly.
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Note: This is where he died. His body was taken to his family burial plot in Springfield, Massachusetts for interment.
Shiloh National Military Park
*Memorial Site [?]
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Maverick1862
Record added: Dec 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 7028473
Added by: Anonymous
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