147th Anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh today

Today is the 147th anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh.  It was THE single bloodiest battle in the western theater during the first roughly twelve months of the American Civil War.

The Civil War Gazette has scores of posts on Shiloh in the archives. To commemorate this incredible event in our nation’s history, the CWG offers these photos taken of the battlefield and National Park. All photos are copyright protected.

The Shiloh National Military Park has several hiking-tour events planned for Monday – Wednesday, April 6-8th. Check them out here.

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Interpretation center at Shiloh
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Pittsburg Landing overlooking Tennessee River
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Federal artillery, Schwartz's Battery at Shiloh
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Confederate artillery at Shiloh, Washington (LA) artillery
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Confederate artillery at Shiloh, 6th Mississippi, 23rd Tennessee
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Sunken Road, showing position of Union forces at Shiloh in Hornet's Nest
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Memorial to Minnesota artillery position at Hornet's Nest at Shiloh
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Confederate Memorial at Shiloh
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Union artillery at Shiloh showing rifled cannon design
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National Military Cemetery at Shiloh Battlefield
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Union dead buried at Shiloh National Battlefield
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