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Idt Shiloh1

  1. 1. Shiloh National Military Park
  2. 2. Union cannons on a battle line
  3. 3. the Tennessee River Union reinforcements arrived on ships here in the evening after the first day of the battle.
  4. 4. Historical markers help visitors find important points and locations of different regiments.
  5. 5. Union monument depicting the battle
  6. 6. The “Sunken Road” some of the fiercest fighting took place here on the first day of the battle.
  7. 7. “Bloody Pond” Where wounded and dying soldiers from both sides drank and rested after the battle
  8. 8. Battlefield Monuments
  9. 9. Living History reenactors and army camps help visitor’s see what life was like for the soldiers.
  10. 10. Shiloh National Military Park <ul><li>The Battle of Shiloh was fought on April 6-7, 1862 in Shiloh, Tennessee. The battle is also known by the name of Pittsburg’s Landing. On the morning of April 6 th , Confederate troops under General Albert Sidney Johnston attacked encamped Union troops under Ulysses Grant. The Confederate offensive took the Federal soldiers by surprise, but by the end of the first day, the Union troops, although pushed back, had not been defeated. As night fell, reinforcements arrived on the Tennessee River and on the next day, a Union counter-offensive drove the Confederates from the battlefield. Both sides suffered heavy losses. This was the first major battle of its magnitude in the Civil War. </li></ul>

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