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Shiloh National Cemetery

1055 Pittsburg Landing Road, Shiloh, TN 38376
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Ranked #2 of 2 Attractions in Shiloh
Type: Cemeteries
Description: Cemetery honoring those who died in the Civil War battle between Union general Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate general A.S. Johnson.
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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

At the end of Shiloh battlefield visit, we paid our respect to the many lives lost on those day, and in that terrible war. please make sure you don't miss the Cemetery, just walk in it in silence and think.

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Youngstown
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

this cemetery is right in the battle field worth a look at doesn't take much time to stop and see. chilling

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Carlinville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The cemetery is next to the Shiloh battlefield visitor center and is worth taking the time to walk through. The Civil War was so many years ago, that it is important for us to remember that this was the most costly of wars, that the USA was involved in. The numerous unknown graves are staggering, as are the numbers of... More

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Belleville, Michigan
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69 reviews 69 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I've wanted to come here for a long time to find a family members grave. We met a very helpful ranger when we arrived. I gave him the information, and he walked us to Andrew Murray's grave. It was very moving to be there by his, and so many others graves. The ranger spent quite a while with us talking... More

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Ramer, Tennessee
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12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you are in Shiloh National Military Park, please take time to walk through this beautifully maintained cemetery. Stroll along the river and truly visit the past as you see names of soldiers who died here, and many tombs of unknown soldiers. This is like time travel to the past.

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Lebanon, Tennessee
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Great National Park and a must visit for any true Civil War buff. We went to one of the re- enactments and really enjoyed it. Truly a humbling and sad history but one that needs to be remembered. History remembered.

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Kentucky
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The national cemetery is part of the battlefield grounds. Definitely worth walking around to understand the magnitude of the battle and to pay your respects to all the men who lost their lives there.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

When visiting Shiloh Battlefield I encourage anyone to take the time for visiting the Shiloh National Cemetery also. It's located in the same area as the visitor center and a fitting way to either start or end your day at Shiloh, These men gave their lives in defense of our nation and walking along the graves is a time to... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

If you have but one day at Shiloh and Corinth you will be challenged to do it all between Corinth and the National Military Park. If the choice is between the Cemetery and Corinth Interpretative Center, leave time for Corinth. I recommend this as a brief stop unless you have family who served and died here.

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Gulf Coast
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

When visiting Shiloh Battlefield be sure you don't miss the National Cemetery. Very well maintained and a quiet, peaceful place where so many men in blue are laid to rest. Nice view of the river from this location as well.

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