How many people died in the Battle of Shiloh?


How many people died in the Battle of Shiloh?

The Civil War:

In 1861, the South seceded from the United States after the election of Abraham Lincoln. The Civil War began with the Battle of Fort Sumter and the Confederacy also scored an early victory in the First Battle of Bull Run dispelling any idea that the conflict would be short and swift. In 1862, the Union set about retaking the states with a campaign in the west and a march on Richmond in McClellan's Peninsular Campaign.

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The Battle of Shiloh in 1862 killed nearly 3,500 men on both sides with the Union losing 1,754 and the Confederacy losing 1,728. The Union was able to...

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Battle of Shiloh: Facts, Summary & Significance


Chapter 11 / Lesson 14

Learn about the American Civil War Battle of Shiloh. Explore a summary of the Battle of Shiloh, including the battle's significance, outcome, and impact.

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