Shiloh Battlefield Visitor Center to Close for Remodeling
On October 27, Shiloh Battlefield's Visitor Center will close for remodeling. The work will take two to three weeks to complete. Visitors will be able to view the park movie and receive assistance from rangers in a tent erected next to the park bookstore. More »
Corinth Battlefield Unit
The Corinth Battlefield Unit contains 14 historic sites associated with the siege, battle and occupation of Corinth, MS, during the Civil War. Throughout the war, Confederate and Union troops built miles of earthworks to guard the approaches to Corinth from the north, south, east, and west. Several miles of rifle-pits, trenches, and artillery positions still exists. All of the historic sites, including the Davis Bridge Battlefield 18 miles northwest of Corinth near Pocahontas, TN, are accessible by automobile.
Did You Know?
In Shiloh’s bloody aftermath, the dead of both armies were hastily buried across the battlefield. The U.S. dead were later re-interred in Shiloh National Cemetery (1866-1868), and the mass graves of Confederate dead preserved through the creation of Shiloh National Military Park in 1894.