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Shiloh National Cemetery

Address: 1055 Pittsburg Landing Road, Shiloh, TN 38376
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Ranked #2 of 3 things to do in Shiloh
Type: Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Cemetery honoring those who died in the Civil War battle between Union general Ulysses S. Grant and...
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Type: Cemeteries, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner 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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Adamsville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I liked it all, we learned alot about history,Plus it is a pretty place to visit,if you go on past the cemetery,& down a hill you will see the good old tenn.river.

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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257 reviews 257 reviews
84 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A truly wonderful honor and tribute to the fallen at The Battle of Shiloh. Very nice and somber walk through the cemetery - it really takes you back to that time.

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Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The cemetery is very near to the visitors center and you should take the time to experience this as you are visiting the battlefield site.

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Orange, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was stunned by the very high percentage of "unknown" graves. Most are from the battle, while others are Civil War era graves from other battles.

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Tennessee
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180 reviews 180 reviews
73 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This National Cemetary is not far from The Shiloh Battlefield welcome center. You will find graves from soldiers, and their spouses, of wars other than the Civil War. Just inside the cemetery gates, you will find plaques describing the cemetery plan, where certain units, etc., are buried, State's sections, notable areas of battle. Toward the back end, on the right,... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
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198 reviews 198 reviews
52 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The cemetery is within the national military park and overlooks the Pittsburgh Landing. A peaceful place, well maintained with thousands of graves. Some are just stone markers with no names, others have the names of the poor soldiers - so young. The grounds are beautifully kept and give you a great opportunity for sombre reflection.

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Puyallup, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The cemetery overlooks Pittsburg Landing, and is within walking distance of the visitors center. Make sure to take the ranger guided walking tour. You'll learn the personal stories of some of the soldiers buried there...and why there are two Confederate soldiers buried there. The cemetery itself is very well maintained, and is a very moving experience.

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Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

It always makes me proud to see these sites so well managed and tended. Such a peaceful atmosphere even though a site of much tragedy.

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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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