Civil War Battle of Shiloh

Historians and authors discuss the Battle of Shiloh, which was fought 150 years ago in Hardin County, Tennessee on April 6-7, 1862. The… read more

Historians and authors discuss the Battle of Shiloh, which was fought 150 years ago in Hardin County, Tennessee on April 6-7, 1862. The battle resulted in a Union victory over Confederate forces attempting to defend two major western railroads servicing the strategically important Mississippi Valley region. Nearly 110,000 troops took part in the fighting, which produced almost 24,000 casualties, making it the bloodiest battle to that point in U.S. history.

The Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission hosted this event. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Civil War Battle of Shiloh

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Location:
Pickwick Landing Dam, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Apr 14, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 15, 2012

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  • Apr 14, 2012 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 14, 2012 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 15, 2012 | 10:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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