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Shiloh National Cemetery

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Address: 1055 Pittsburg Landing Road, Shiloh, TN 38376
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Description: Cemetery honoring those who died in the Civil War battle between Union...
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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Nice visit

Moving. All Americans should visit these monuments so we don't forget what happened here. There are nice benches to just sit and reflect

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Moving. All Americans should visit these monuments so we don't forget what happened here. There are nice benches to just sit and reflect

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

When you next visit Shiloh Battlefield, take at least 20 minutes to walk around the Cemetery and see the graves of those who have dies in combat, and not just Civil War soldiers. If you have small children, please do not let them run around or be loud (like several of the disrespectful families that were there during my visit).... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The Union Cemetery entrance is next to the visitor's center and bookstore. A easy walk will bring you back to the river and serves as a reminder of what this country was willing to endure to keep the states together. This cemetery holds many unknown Union soldiers and a plaque tells the numbers of dead broken down by state. As... More 

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Merrill, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The Shiloh National Cemetery is just "one" of the 147 national cemeteries. This particular cemetery occupies 20.09 acres of rolling grass and huge trees. The Battle of Shiloh took place April 6th and April 7th, 1862. Those involved were 65,000 Union Soldiers and 44,000 Confederate Soldiers, of which nearly 24,000 were either killed, wounded and missing. A walk is truly... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Hallowed ground for over 23000 Americans who were casualties at the battle of Shiloh. Come and pay homage to the fallen.

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

This National Cemetery is easy to visit because it is located near both the Visitor's Center and the Gift Shop. It is on high ground overlooking Pittsburgh Landing which was so crucial to the battle. If possible, attend a Ranger narrated walk. The cemetery contains only Federal soldiers (with two exceptions) for two reasons. First it was felt at the... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

It was easy for me to visit the Shiloh National Cemetery when I was at Shiloh National Park because the cemetery is located adjacent to the park visitor center/bookstore complex. Entering through the rather ornate gate, I found the cemetery almost eerily quiet. The few other people present were respectfully silent or talking in hushed voices. We were all very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

After completing a tour of the battlefield, we stopped in at the bookstore and then walked into the cemetery. We wandered around for about a half hour. Be sure to look 6 tombstones arranged in a crescent on the back side of the cemetery which backs up against the river. You will notice that all of the soldiers were from... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The cemetery is part of the Shiloh Battlefield Tour. Interesting how the Union soldiers were properly buried but Confederate soldiers were dumped into mass graves.

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Eagle, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

For us it's never easy to visit any cemetery , however we feel that we need to pay our respects to those who died. Well done and easy to walk, God bless them

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