Special Event


Booming on the Battlefield

Shiloh National Military Park


Free. FREE

Dates & Times


Saturday, May 28, 2022


10:00 AM


5 hours and 30 minutes

Type of Event

Living History


Join the Shiloh Cannon Crew as they present Civil War artillery demonstrations on the battlefield. In honor of Memorial Day weekend, the Shiloh Cannon Crew will offer cannon firing demonstrations on both Saturday, May 28, and Sunday, May 29. 

The demonstrations will include two cannon firings per program featuring a reproduction Model 1841, 6-pounder Field Piece. The programs will take place across the street from the Visitor Center. 

On Saturday the demonstrations will take place at 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, and 3:00 pm. On Sunday the demonstrations will take place at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:30 pm. Each program will last approximately 20-minutes. 

For more information call the park's Visitor Center at 731-689-5696. 



Reservation or Registration: No

Contact Information

Chris Mekow
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