The Civil War: The Battle Of Shiloh

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" It would have been possible to walk across the clearing in any direction, stepping on dead bodies without a foot touching the ground." The Battle of Shiloh is also known for Pittsburgh Landing. Although the battle of Shiloh only lasted two whole days it was still one of the bloodiest battles in American history. General Johnston, Beauregard, and other generals faced Buell's army along with Ulysses Grant. Many casualties and deaths were in the battle of Shiloh. These guys wanted the land no matter what it took. Even generals put their self on the front line just to get the win. The sad part about this Shiloh got it's name from a church where the injured and dead were taken. The battle of Shiloh lasted from April 6 to April 7 in 1862. This battle one of the mainly major early battles of the civil war. April 1862 General Ulysses army was attacked by the Confederates. On April 6, 1862, Johnston's army surprised the enemies by attacking them at the Tennessee River. The northern enemies struggled battling, but at the end they finally surrendered. Both army's lost several men and more than 23,000 injuries.…show more content…
Beauregard went to a meeting with generals Polk, Hardee, Bragg, and Breckinridge. The meeting was successful, the Confederates went from Corinth to 4 miles closer to the National camp. The confederates were unlucky, they were caught sneaking in there and grant's army told them to wait for Van Dorn and Price who were getting here with a huge army. There they waited for them who were leaving Central

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