Battle of Shiloh

Battle of Shiloh

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  • April 6th, 1862 Tennessee
  • The Battle of Shiloh started by a surprise attack led by confederate general Albert Sidney Johnson against Union general Ulysses S. Grant and his army
  • This battle was considered one of the bloodiest battles of the war. At first the Confederate Army had the battle in their hand.
  • The Confederate Army had a bigger advantage with land. Tennessee. They were more familiar with the land.
  • The Confederate attack stalled and the Union was able to push them out and win the battle. The battle ended on April 7th.
  • The win for the Union allowed them to control nearly all of Western Tennessee including a major rail center. The Confederate Army also lost one of their greatest generals in that war.
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