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This page tells information about the Battle of Shiloh.

 Description

 

General Grant was trying to take control of the Mississippi River, which led to him take control Fort Henry and Fort Donelson in February of 1862.  Grant went to a small village in Tennessee called Shiloh during this campaignOn April 6, Confederate surprised Union troopsAfter a long battle the Union finally won.

Location:
Hardin County
 
Date:
April 6-7, 1862
 
Casualties:
23,746
 
Winner:
Union

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The Battle of Shiloh.