What was the Battle of Shiloh named after?


What was the Battle of Shiloh named after?

The Civil War:

In 1862, the Western armies of the Union worked to take control of the Mississippi and to take the State of Tennessee. On April 6th, the Union's Army of the Tennessee was encamped by Pittsburgh Crossing when the Confederate Army of Mississippi launched a surprise attack.

Answer and Explanation:

The Battle of Shiloh, also known as the Battle of Pittsburgh Crossing, was named after the Shiloh Church that stood on the battleground. The church...

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The Battle of Shiloh: Conflict, Outcome & Generals Involved

from History 106: The Civil War and Reconstruction

Chapter 4 / Lesson 8

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