Battle of Shiloh Timeline (April 6th - 7th, 1862)


The Battle of Shiloh, spanning two days and seeing over 20,000 casualties, marked a victory for General Ulysses S. Grant and the Union.

There are a total of (2) Battle of Shiloh Timeline (April 6th - 7th, 1862) events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.
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Union Victory
COMMAND: Ulysses S. Grant; Don Carlos Buell
FORCES: Army of the Tennessee; Army of the Ohio
STRENGTH: 63,000
CASUALTIES: 13,047
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COMMAND: Albert Johnston; P.G.T. Beauregard
FORCES: Army of Mississippi
STRENGTH: 40,335
CASUALTIES: 10,699








April 6, 1862

The Battle of Shiloh begins in Hardin County, Tennessee. Union generals Ulysses S. Grant and Don Buell lead a force of some 63,000 against 40,335 Confederates led by generals Beauregard and Albert Johnston.



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April 7, 1862

The Battle of Shiloh ends in a Union victory. 13,047 Union soldiers are killed along with 10,699 Confederate soldiers.



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