What was the result of the Battle of Shiloh?


What was the result of the Battle of Shiloh?

Battle of Shiloh:

In 1861, the Western Armies of the Union began their quest to control the Mississippi River as part of the larger Anaconda Plan to squeeze the South and win the Civil War. In April of 1862, the Army of the Tennessee under the command of Ulysses S. Grant was attacked by an early morning raid by Confederate forces under Albert Sidney Johnston.

Answer and Explanation:

The result of the Battle of Shiloh was a costly Union victory in the Civil War.

While Shiloh was the first major battle in the war won by the Union,...

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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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