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Seeing Shiloh, 1862 and today

Mancil A. Milligan

Seeing Shiloh, 1862 and today

an authentic history of the battle of Pittsburg landing together with interesting incidents and stories.

by Mancil A. Milligan

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Published by Jobbers publishing company in [Indianapolis, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shiloh National Military Park,
  • Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated with copies of old drawings of the battle scenes true to life, made amid the very scenes which they so vividly illustrate, as well as many photographs of the monuments, cannon, cemetery and park as it is today. A detail map of Shiloh national military park will be found on the double page spread in the middle of this book.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE473.54 .M65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[47] p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6412066M
    LC Control Number40036031
    OCLC/WorldCa6386324


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Seeing Shiloh, 1862 and today by Mancil A. Milligan Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the book to read when you don't know much about the Battle of Shiloh. You can read Larry Daniel's book later. Groom is a better story teller. He wrote Forest Gump and a number of books on World War II. He begins long before the battle and wraps up the entire war/5(). This was a relatively short book on the battle of Shiloh in as a part of the Civil War.

In pages, the battle is recounted in about half of those, with the other half written about the prelude, short biographies of the major player, and then short descriptions of what came next.4/5.

In "Shiloh ", Winston Groom examines all facets of the Union's victory. He provides brief but thorough biographies of the major commanders on both sides.

He discusses strategic and tactical concepts, which were just emerging as a result of the evolving technologies of warfare. He traces those earlier battles in the Civil War, which led the /5().

Shiloh, Winston Groom; National Geographic We should be grateful that Winston Groom is passionate about the Civil War. Thanks to his masterful handling and lively style, readers will find Shiloh,his new analysis of the conflict’s first battle with horrific casualties, fast-paced and rewarding reading throughout.

Groom deftly recounts the oft-told story of the incompetence. A main selection in History Book-of-the-Month Club and alternate selection in Military Book-of-the-Month the spring ofmany Americans still believed that the Civil War, "would be over by 1862 and today book The previous summer in Virginia, Bull Run, with nearly 5, casualties, had been shocking, but suddenly came word from a far away place in the 4/5(7).

Shiloh book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The first major battle in the Western theatre of the American Civil War /5. The first major battle in the Western theatre of the American Civil War, Shiloh came as a horrifying shock to both the American public and those in arms.

For the first time they had some idea of the terrible price that would be paid for the preservation of the Union. On 6 April General Albert Sidney Johnston caught Grant and Sherman by surprise and very nearly drove them into the.

Shiloh will appeal both to readers who are unfamiliar with the battle or the American Civil War and to those who are well versed. Endnotes provided after each chapter help clarify historical circumstances and explain unfamiliar terms, making this book well suited as an introduction to the Civil War itself through the microcosm of one of.

Milligan, Mancil A. Seeing Shiloh, & today: an authentic history of the battle of Pittsburg Landing together with interesting incidents & stories. Illus. with copies of old drawings of the battle scenes true to life, made amid the very scenes which they so vividly illustrate, as well as many photographs of the monuments, cannon, cemetery.

A main selection in History Book-of-the-Month Club and alternate selection in Military Book-of-the-Month the spring ofmany Americans still believed that the Civil War, "would be over by Christmas." The previous summer in Virginia, Bull Run, with nearly 5, casualties, had been shocking, but suddenly came word from a far away place in the wildernesses of Southwest.

Winston Groom: The Battle of Shiloh Video. Author Winston Groom writes that Shiloh was the first battle in the Civil War that shocked Americans into seeing how long and how terrible the war would become. Miles, Jim. Piercing the Heartland: A History and Tour Guide of the Fort Donelson, Shiloh, and Perryville Campaigns.

Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill, p. EM Milligan, Mancil A., comp. Seeing Shiloh, and Today: An Authentic History of the Battle of Pittsburg Landing Together With Interesting Incidents and Stories.

We know that Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor takes place in the little town of Friendly, West Virginia, but the time frame is not specifically stated. The book was published in and, based. The battle of Shiloh, fought in April in the wilderness of south central Tennessee, marked a savage turning point in the Civil War.

In this masterful book, Larry Daniel re-creates the drama and the horror of the battle and discusses in authoritative detail the political and military policies that led to Shiloh, the personalities of those who formulated and executed 4/5(3). At a small Methodist meeting house in southwestern Tennessee, Union and Confederate armies met for a 'must-win' battle in the spring of No one, however, expected the bloodbath that ensued.

It was, said General William Sherman, 'the Devil's own day.'Author: Historynet Staff. 'Shiloh ' and 'The Long Road to Antietam' Writer Winston Groom illuminates the personal side of a battle in 'Shiloh,' while Richard Slotkin's 'Antietam' is an eye-opening view of an engagement.

The Battle of Shiloh (also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing) was a battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War, fought April 6–7,in southwestern Tennessee.A Union force known as the Army of the Tennessee (Major General Ulysses S.

Grant) had moved via the Tennessee River deep into Tennessee and was encamped principally at Pittsburg Landing on Location: Hardin County, Tennessee. Stirring Civil War history from the author of Forest Gump.

Groom (Kearny’s March, ) presents Shiloh, fought on April in western Tennessee, as a turning point in the casualty count exceeded all previous American wars combined. After setting the stage, Groom takes the reader to Pittsburg Landing, the nearest town to the battle, a few days beforehand.

In other cases voters did not have a specific order. Each book on those lists will be worth 4 points (7+6+5+4+3+2+1=28 total points awarded per list divided by 7 books in the list = 4 points per book). Best Civil War Books on the Battle of Shiloh (Pittsburg Landing) April1. Shiloh and the Western Campaign of by O.

Edward. Battle of Shiloh, also called Battle of Pittsburg Landing, (April 6–7, ), second great engagement of the American Civil War, fought in southwestern Tennessee, resulting in a victory for the North and in large casualties for both February, Union General Ulysses S.

Grant had taken Fort Henry on the Tennessee River and Fort Donelson on the Cumberland. Buy a cheap copy of Shiloh, book by Winston Groom. A main selection in History Book-of-the-Month Club and alternate selection in Military Book-of-the-Month the spring ofmany Americans still believed Free shipping over $/5(1).

Battle of Pittsburg Landing or Shiloh April 6th and 7th Detailed map shows the area surrounding Shiloh, Tenn., including Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. Arrows show the direction of the Confederate assault. Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox Date: Battle of Shiloh. The Battle of Shiloh was an important battle of the American Civil War.

The fighting occurred on April 6 and April 7, near the. Author Winston Groom writes that Shiloh was the first battle in the Civil War that shocked Americans into seeing how long and how terrible the war would become. Battle of Pittsburg Landing or Shiloh April 6th and 7th Summary Detailed map shows the area surrounding Shiloh, Tenn., including Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River.

Arrows show the direction of the Confederate assault. Contributor. The Battlefield at Shiloh. The Battlefield at Shiloh is a giant primal forest. Located on the banks of the Tennessee River, the battlefield was preserved by the veterans of the battle in the s, saved by the men who fought there.

In this sense Shiloh has remained as hallowed ground, undeveloped, since the end of the fighting in April of Recommended Reading: Shiloh--In Hell before ption: James McDonough has written a good, readable and concise history of a battle that the author characterizes as one of the most important of the Civil War, and writes an interesting history.

The Battle of Shiloh, also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, was a major battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War, fought April 6–7,in southwestern Tennessee.A Union army under Major General Ulysses S. Grant had moved via the Tennessee River deep into Tennessee and was encamped principally at Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee on the west bank.

"Shiloh" refers to Shiloh, Tennessee, where close toUnion and Confederate troops clashed in the Civil War "Battle of Shiloh" on AprilIt should really be called the "Bloodbath of Shiloh" because alm soldiers died, making it the bloodiest battle up to that date in U.S. history.

Reed's book The Battle of Shiloh and the Organizations Engaged was first published inwith a revised edition released in (and reprinted 4 years later). Historian Timothy B. Smith and University of Tennessee Press have now produced a fine, cloth-bound facsimile reprint of the revised edition for today's readers.

Learn shiloh book test with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 26 different sets of shiloh book test flashcards on Quizlet. The Civil War Battle of Shiloh took place April 6 and 7,in Hardin County, Tennessee, and resulted in a Union victory Ma Shiloh National Military Park.

Battle of Antietam, also called Battle of Sharpsburg, (Septem ), in the American Civil War (–65), a decisive engagement that halted the Confederate invasion of Maryland, an advance that was regarded as one of the greatest Confederate threats to Washington, D.C.

The Union name for the battle is derived from Antietam Creek, which flows south from Gettysburg. Summary. The Battle of Shiloh was one of the bloodiest in U.S. history. Out of 62, soldiers engaged, nea were killed or wounded. During springUnion forces had moved far up the Tennessee River in an attempt to invade the South.

Writer Winston Groom illuminates the personal side of a battle in 'Shiloh,' while Richard Slotkin's 'Antietam' is an eye-opening view of an engagement and a war.

Back in the 19th century, Americans had a quaint way to express how it felt to confront "something novel, huge and terrible." They referred to it as "seeing the elephant.". Our Battle of Shiloh page includes history articles, battle maps, photos, web links, and the latest preservation news for this important Civil War battle in Tennessee.

On the morning of April 6,40, Confederate soldiers under Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston struck the encamped divisions of Union soldiers near Pittsburg Landing on the. Shiloh is a Newbery Medal-winning children's novel by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor published in The 65th book by Naylor, it is the first in a quartet about a young boy and the title character, an abused decided to write Shiloh after an emotionally taxing experience in West Virginia where she encountered an abused : Phyllis Reynolds Naylor.

Book The bloody and decisive two-day battle of Shiloh (April) changed the entire course of the American Civil War. The stunning Northern victory thrust Union commander Ulysses S. Grant into the national spotlight, claimed the life of Confederate commander Albert S. Johnston, and forever buried the notion that the.

Buy Shiloh by Groom, Winston (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Prof. Edward Cunningham's doctoral dissertation, Shiloh and the Western Campaign ofwas completed inand has long held a niche in Civil War studies as an essential read for the Shiloh campaign.

Nevertheless, and quite surprisingly, the work was not published until this edition, long after Prof. Cunnigham's death. - The bloodiest battle in See more ideas about Battle of shiloh, Shiloh and War pins.Scholastic BookFiles: A Reading Guide to Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor / Jeannette Sanderson.

p. cm. Summary: Discusses the writing, characters, plot, and themes of this Newbery Award–winning book. Includes discussion questions and activities. Includes bibliographical references (p.).

1. Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds. Shiloh—Juvenile.After the Battle of Shiloh inmany Civil War soldiers’ lives were saved by a phenomenon called ‘Angel’s Glow.’ The soldiers, who lay in the mud for two rainy days, had wounds that began to glow in the dark and heal unusually fast. In2 teens won an international science fair by discovering the soldiers had been so cold that their bodies created the perfect conditions for.