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Guide to the Battle of Shiloh

Author: Jay Luvaas; Stephen Lee Bowman; Leonard Fullenkamp; Army War College (U.S.)
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1996.
Series: U.S. Army War College guides to Civil War battles.
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One of the bloodiest and most bitterly fought battles of the Civil War took place at Shiloh Church (and Pittsburg Landing) on April 6-7, 1862. The Union, led by Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman, held off a massive Confederate offensive led by Albert Sidney Johnston and P.G.T. Beauregard, paving the way for Union control of the Western Theater. When the fighting ended, nearly 20,000 soldiers were either
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Guide to the Battle of Shiloh.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1996
(OCoLC)605398034
Online version:
Guide to the Battle of Shiloh.
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1996
(OCoLC)605731973
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Luvaas; Stephen Lee Bowman; Leonard Fullenkamp; Army War College (U.S.)
ISBN: 0700607838 9780700607839 070060782X 9780700607822
OCLC Number: 35029531
Description: xv, 253 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Guide to the Battle of Shiloh. The strategic situation --
The Confederate plan : Seay Field --
The first day. The Confederates attack --
Rhea Field --
Cleburne's assault --
Shiloh church : Tennessee monument --
McDowell's headquarters --
Owl Creek --
Raith monument --
McClernand's battle --
Gladden's attack --
The attack against Stuart --
Johnston's death --
The Peach Orchard : Bloody Pond --
Defending the flank --
The lost opportunity --
Ruggles's batteries --
The hornet's nest --
The hornet's nest (continued) --
The final assault --
Pittsburg Landing --
Grant in control --
The second day. Buckland's Brigade : Grant's counterattack --
Union counterattack : Water Oaks Pond --
Beauregard's headquarters --
After the battle.
Series Title: U.S. Army War College guides to Civil War battles.
Other Titles: Battle of Shiloh
Responsibility: edited by Jay Luvaas, Stephen Bowman, Leonard Fullenkamp.
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This guide to the US Civil War's Battle of Shiloh combines eyewitness accounts with details about the strategies that were employed. It also provides directions to key points on the battlefield and  Read more...

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"I highly recommend this important and valuable series of guidebooks." Herman Hattaway, coauthor of "How the North Won the Civil War and Why the South Lost the Civil War""

 
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