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Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, The Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee- Civil War...killed at this battle which was fought April 6 and 7, 1862. Following his death, Beauregard took over.


Shiloh National Military Park Shiloh Battlefield - Hornet's Nest There is perhaps no more famous Civil War icon than the Hornet's Nest at Shiloh. Ranking with Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg, Bloody Lane at Antietam, and the Stone Wall at Fredericksburg, Shiloh's Hornet's Nest is well known to even the most novice Civil War student.


Shiloh Battlefield (Hardin County, TN). The costliest and bloodiest Civil War battle in United State history up to that period of time. More were to come unfortunately. The majority of the Civil War fighting took place in TN & VA.


Battle of Shiloh-Pittsburgh Landing Tennessee (April 6-7,1862) There were about 40,000 Confederate soldiers that attacked and struck a line of Union soldiers. The Federals had established a battle line at a sunken road, known as the Hornet's Nest and also used heavy artillery to kill and capture Union soldiers. Grant’s counteroffensive overpowered the Union so they fled the field on the second day. The battle had about 23,000 deaths and was the bloodiest battle in American history at its…


The Battlefield, Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee

Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee Site of the 1862 Battle of Shiloh in the American Civil War.