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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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Look at the ages and appreciate their sacrifice

This is a great learning experience for all ages, especially if you have a preteen to 17 year old... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2016
MMandSM
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Parma, Ohio
Lovely Resting Place

The cemetery is a beautiful and poignant site overlooking Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2016
Evelyn C
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Byhalia, Mississippi
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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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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1055 Pittsburg Lndg, Shiloh, TN 38376-4331
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Reviewed April 7, 2016

This is a great learning experience for all ages, especially if you have a preteen to 17 year old. They maybe able to appreciate how these young boys became men, and will never get older. War especially between countrymen should never be repeated. Show them...More

Thank MMandSM
Reviewed April 3, 2016

The cemetery is a beautiful and poignant site overlooking Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. Paths meander around the cemetery and the grave markers. It is a place to remember the painful cost of war.

Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

This national cemetery is beautiful and well kept. I suggest taking a few minutes to walk the path. Just absorb the calm that now surrounds this place. I would have liked more information about the buildings nearby. A few buildings lie inside the cemetery walls...More

Thank drwatson32
Reviewed March 16, 2016

I don't know if Cemetery's are a great place to visit but it was interesting and provided a lot of information about the battle and great views overlooking the Tennessee river.

Thank bigred157
Reviewed February 25, 2016

This cemetery is really a part of the battlefield site, and overlooks Pittsburg Landing, a key location for the entire battle. The sir of Grant's HQ is in the cemetery. The rows of graves are a visceral reminder of the tragedy of this battle and...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed February 9, 2016

This is one of the best civil war parks in the country. They have a 20 min film of the battle and self guided tour of the battle field.

Thank 684traveler1234
Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

We visited Shilo National Park and we went to the cemetery. A lot of history pry and sadness of the countless death from both sides I that period of the Civil War. We had to go and pay our respects to all those who parishes.

Thank Ayla M
Reviewed December 2, 2015

This is certainly a lovely place to visit and reflect. It's very quiet and well-maintained. It's a beautiful tribute to the men who gave their lives for what they believed in.

Thank Sara C
Reviewed November 20, 2015

Right above the river is the.cemetery. Most of the graves have a marker with a number, some a stone say US soldier. So many buried and so many unknown. Sad and brave.

Thank knittinggirl1958
Reviewed November 19, 2015

I was at the park a few years ago but just being in the area brings this horrific time in the U.S.A. To mind. This is a historic place to visit and worth the time; just know it is so sad. We cannot erase this...More

Thank patricia l
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Jenifer516
April 21, 2016|
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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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