How did the public react to the Battle of Shiloh?
The Battle of Shiloh was one of the bloodiest conflicts in the Civil War when it occurred on April 6-7 in 1862. The Confederate army, under A.S. Johnston, attacked the Union camp under Ulysses S. Grant in a surprise assault by Pittsburgh Landing and ended in a Union victory.
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The public reacted negatively to the bloody battle and, due to rumors that Grant was drunk, angrily in the North. Congress and papers loudly decried...
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from History 106: The Civil War and ReconstructionChapter 4 / Lesson 8