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Shiloh National Cemetery

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One of the More Beautiful National Cemeteries

Situated on a high bluff overlooking the Tennessee River with mature trees and many squirrels going... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2018
Avon, Ohio
National Cemetery well maintained!

This is not just Civil War Vets but is well done and accessible to everyone. At the gates there... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2018
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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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1055 Pittsburg Lndg, Shiloh, TN 38376-4331
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

Situated on a high bluff overlooking the Tennessee River with mature trees and many squirrels going about their business, Shiloh National Cemetery is peaceful and one of the more beautiful National Cemeteries that I have visited and, like all national cemeteries, well maintained. It is...More

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

This is not just Civil War Vets but is well done and accessible to everyone. At the gates there are cannons so there are some great photo ops. The gates are worth taking a photo of as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 957gaylee
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a part of the Shiloh National Military Park so we saw it as well. The driving tour is aided by the maps at the visitors center

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trish H
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

It was lovely to walk the cemetery. The last time I was here it was closed. What a place of honor. Burial for all branches of service and all wars. It is amazing to walk through and they have benches to sit and contemplate. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank saw55
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Not just civil war veterans laid to rest here, but also veterans of WW2 and other wars. Was struck by the number of unknowns, with marks with only numbers on them and no names.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dixie3152
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

It shows how many men fell in this battle. Majority of this cemetery is for the union soldiers. With a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Melloney R
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Great park, lots of history, well organized. It has a nice visitor center and book store. There are hiking trails, and biking can be done there.There are also several native American burial mounds. In the summer there are demonstrations and programs for children. They have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Paula C
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Not knowing what to expect when we visited the cemetery, I was surprised at how it was laid out. I wasn't prepared to see grave markers for the Union soldiers only. The film in the Visitor Center did mention the Confederate soldiers were buried in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed June 7, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Donnagay A
Reviewed June 3, 2018

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!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank omabear2
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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