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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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Shiloh National Cemetery

This is a very beautiful and peaceful area. You can pay your respects and see who all gave their life for this country. Located in the cemetery is Grant's Headquarters as well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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73 reviews 73 reviews
57 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This is a very beautiful and peaceful area. You can pay your respects and see who all gave their life for this country. Located in the cemetery is Grant's Headquarters as well. The map located at the front helps find certain states, but other than that is not very helpful.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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273 reviews 273 reviews
145 attraction reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

very large, and very fitting to the dead of Shiloh. I can't really say much because you have to be there to see it, and then maybe you can describe it

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The cemetery itself is calm and beautiful. Take the time to read all the plaques. A great learning experience for any age!

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Adamsville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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292 reviews 292 reviews
95 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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194 reviews 194 reviews
78 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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77 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 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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11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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