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Shiloh National Military Park

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We ere there during the shut down so I couldn't visit the visitors center but we drove the path and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jo K
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Pleasant View, Tennessee
Very informative and a must see.

There is no entry fee required. Definitely view the video before touring the grounds as it is well... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ron T
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The Villages, Florida
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Park honoring the Civil War battle at Shiloh and containing the cemetery where the fallen soldiers were buried.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1055 Pittsburg Lndg, Shiloh, TN 38376-4331
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ere there during the shut down so I couldn't visit the visitors center but we drove the path and there were lots of informative plaques. I learned a lot about the battle and will definitely be back

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shutdown had ended but Park had signage up that nothing would be open for a few days so they could "prepare to re-open", whatever that means... we were able to take the driving tour, although we ended up in a few residential areas accidentally. Be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is no entry fee required. Definitely view the video before touring the grounds as it is well made and informative. There are numerous artifacts on display in the visitor center. We took a self-guided driving tour of the entire grounds and the path was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ron T
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Growing up, the word “Shiloh” evoked “Johnny Shiloh”, Boy Soldier of the Civil War; maybe a Disney show. “Shiloh” also had a Biblical reference, but until I became a board-gamer years later, I had little idea about the 1862 Battle of Shiloh. But even after...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

Beginning in mid-March of 1862, the Union armies of the western theater, under the command of Major Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, were gathering on the banks of the Tennessee River at Pittsburg Landing near a small one room church known as the Shiloh Meeting House...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

Larry was our professional guide who knew the battlefield inside and out and he was able to share where things happened during the battle. He was dressed in period costume and shared old photos, bullets and other artifacts from the Civil war. We went into...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 957gaylee
Reviewed November 15, 2018

A very special place to visit. It is one of a very few National civil war parks that has not been altered by new business or residences. In fact you need to stay in Corinith Mississippi as there are no facilities in this area. There...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

One would have to be made of stone to not feel a surge of emotion driving into any of the Civil War National Military Parks. Shiloh is no exception. At the time of the battle (April 1862) there was a little church located in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Puddin12609
Reviewed November 14, 2018

Another great place to learn about the Civil war. But make a day out of it. there are twenty stops along this place to see and read all the plaques through out the park. I will be returning to see more of the park.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Eddie R
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Another great battlefield to see but it's a very big area. It will take a while day to see and read all the plaques at each stop on the map. There are 20 stops to look at and get the history of the battle.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Diane R
February 2, 2019|
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Response from rs49ss47 | Reviewed this property |
Whether you want to go on your own or engage an expert, go to the main building to get a map and other park information, There is also a very good film to see. Once there, the rangers on duty can provide you with a pamphlet... More
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frankt180
June 16, 2018|
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Sweet T
November 18, 2017|
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Response from ex-Xeroid | Reviewed this property |
If you know Civil War history you could take days . . . But realistically I'd guess about four hours. Make sure you visit the Visitors Center first. Watch the video as an overview.
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