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Shiloh National Cemetery

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1055 Pittsburg Lndg, Shiloh, TN 38376-4331
+1 731-689-5696
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Great Cost

The National Shiloh Cemetery demonstrates like all military cemeteries the great cost of our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donnagay A
Beautiful

This is a somber and peaceful site, but only tells half the story! So sad! The Confederates are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Johanna B
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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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  • Average2%
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1055 Pittsburg Lndg, Shiloh, TN 38376-4331
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Shiloh Cemetery demonstrates like all military cemeteries the great cost of our freedom. It is always a humbling experience to walk among the dead. It makes us grateful for all those who gave all to insure that my life is what it is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a somber and peaceful site, but only tells half the story! So sad! The Confederates are buried in mass graves scattered around the battlefield and one must look sharp to find them!

Thank Johanna B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shiloh National Cemetery is one of the most beautiful cemeteries you can visit. Right in the middle of Shiloh National Battlefield, it's a must see for civil war enthusiasts. The solders are Union from the battle of Shiloh, unfortunately, the Confederate solders didn't get this...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

be sure to visit the cemetery when you visit the national park. it is historic. There is also various confederate burial places as well

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Located within Shiloh National Military Park and across from the visitors center there, Shiloh National Cemetery is somewhere you definitely need to visit if you are in the area, There you will find the graves of many Union soldiers who fought and died during the...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

We spent an hour or so walking around the cemetery, reading some of the memorials, But mostly trying to absorb the human cost of this battle.

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

The cemetery is not a destination trip but well worth the time when associated with the Shiloh Military Park. After six hours of exhausted driving and walking through the Park we turned a quick trip to the cemetery into an hour of reverence for the...More

Thank Richard R
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

If you are in the Shiloh area, put this on your "To Do" list. I have visited here many times over the years and it is worth a visit if you are a Civil War buff or history buff. The story of the battle of...More

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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

When you drive through the park it's easy to imagine the battle that took place here. The park staff has done a great job of staging cannons and other items to help you visualize the battle. When you visit the cemetery you don't have to...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

Within easy walking distance of the visitors center. Good views of the Tennessee River. Somber place, like most such places.

Thank J S
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Response from Sara C | Reviewed this property |
There is a plot map and a directory, but since so many of the soldiers were buried in trenches, you might not be able to find the person you are looking for. You can go on the cemetery web site and use the app they offer to... More
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