battle of Shiloh

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Noun1.battle of Shiloh - the second great battle of the American Civil War (1862)battle of Shiloh - the second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
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Grant defeated the Confederates at the Battle of Shiloh in Tennessee.
The Battle of Shiloh, composed by Kelly Richardson, from his album "Digital Fingers" released in 2010 was performed at Carnegie Hall in April of 2011.
Barcousky (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) details here the roles of the city during the war, including the financing of two relief ships to handle the casualties of the Battle of Shiloh.
Hamner, an assistant professor of history at George Mason University, opens with a chapter contrasting the Battle of Cowpens during the War of Independence, the Battle of Shiloh during the Civil War, and the Battle of the Hurtgen Forest during the Second World War from the combat soldier's viewpoint.
Nor would he live to see the end of the war he tried so hard to avert; he died in 1863, a year after the Battle of Shiloh, in which his son, Sam Jr.
An unsigned editor's note remarks briefly, "This account of the battle of Shiloh was published several years ago in a local weekly.
Shiloh was one of the Civil War's bloodiest battles, with some 24,000 casualties--nearly 25 percent of the 100,000 troops who fought there--and I certainly don't mean to imply that whitetail hunting comes anywhere close to the importance of an historical event like the battle of Shiloh, where so many brave men died.
The two-day Battle of Shiloh was fought between the Union and the Confederacy on Sunday and Monday, 6 and 7 April 1862.
Each officer was assigned a commander from the Battle of Shiloh and instructed to prepare a personality profile and brief on the commander's actions during the battle.
Longacre covers Grant's campaigns from his command of a volunteer regiment capturing Fort Donelson through the Battle of Shiloh, the siege of Vicksburg, Battle of Chattanooga, the Second Wilderness Campaign of 1864, and the siege of Petersburg.
Smith, a staff member at the Shiloh National Military Park, The Untold Story of Shiloh: The Battle and the Battlefield is a meticulous appraisal of history's understanding of the battle of Shiloh during the American Civil War.