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Pierre Beauregard
Joseph T. Johnston

Definition: Two-day (April 6-7, 1862) battle ending in Union victory (and 23,000 combined dead) even though Confederate troops under Joseph E. Johnston and Pierre Beauregard had struck first and almost pushed the Union army back out of Tennessee altogether. With the Union victory came the certainty that Tennessee was forever lost to the South.

Related Resources:
The Civil War
The Civil War was one of the most devastating events in American History. Read about the causes, see the heroes, and share the horror. Start here.

Shiloh Battle Map
Also available in large format

Elsewhere on the Web:
Battle of Shiloh
Find out more about the epic struggle also known as Pittsburg Landing.

The Battle of Shiloh, by Ulysses S. Grant
His words on his famous victory out West.

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