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History and Culture

Civil War Series

The Battle of Shiloh


book cover
Front cover: Bloody Sixth Mississippi at Rea Field, painting by Rick Reeves. Courtesy of Collector Historical Prints, Inc., P.O. Box 18661, Tampa, Florida.


Maps by George Skoch

Additional text by Stacy D. Allen.

Thanks to Stacy D. Allen, Woody Harrell and Paul Hawke at Shiloh National Military Park.

Published by Eastern National, copyright 1998. All rights reserved.

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Key for photo and illustration identification:
BLBattles and Leaders of the Civil War
HPHarper's Pictorial History of the Civil War
LCLibrary of Congress, Washington, DC
NANational Archives, Washington, DC
NPSNational Park Service
USAMHIUnited States Army Military History Institute, Carlisle, PA
VMValentine Museum of the Civil War, Richmond, Virginia

Want to Learn More?
The following books are suggested reading for additional insights into the Civil War and its key battles: Edward Cunningham, Shiloh and the Western Campaign of 1862 (El Dorado Hills: Savas Beatie LLC, 2009), Larry J. Daniel, Shiloh: The Battle That Changed the Civil War (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998), James Lee Mcdonough, Shiloh—In Hell before Night (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1977), as well as the NPS Historical Handbook #10: Shiloh (Washington, DC: National Park Service, 1961), and the Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plan: The Siege and Battle of Corinth: A New Kind of War.

History and Culture