The Battle of Shiloh: Conflict, Outcome & Generals Involved


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Why was the Battle of Shiloh a significant battle in the Civil War?

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1. How did the Eastern and Western Theaters of the Civil War compare?

2. Why did General Grant want to make use of rivers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Battle of Shiloh was one of the bloodiest engagements of the Civil War. Using this quiz/worksheet combo, you'll be assessed on your understanding of significant figures involved in the battle and the Civil War generally, as well as important details about the battle.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Railhub targeted by Union forces in 1862
  • Albert Sidney Johnston
  • Beginning of the Battle of Shiloh
  • Battle of Shiloh generals

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related history lesson on the Battle of Shiloh
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding generals of the Battle of Shiloh
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the timeline of events at the Battle of Shiloh

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Battle of Shiloh, review the following lesson titled The Battle of Shiloh: Conflict, Outcome & Generals Involved. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the significance of the Civil War's Western Theater
  • Learn the events of April 6, 1862
  • Know the role of other individuals during the Civil War, such as General Lew Wallace