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The Battlefield, Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee

Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee Site of the 1862 Battle of Shiloh in the American Civil War.

Colonel Hugh Alfred Garland, 1st Missouri Infantry. As captain of Company F (the Jackson Grays) 2nd Regiment, Missouri Volunteer Militia, Garland was among those taken prisoner at Camp Jackson on May 10, 1861. After his parole, Garland enlisted in Confederate service and became a captain in the 1st Missouri Infantry, participating in the battles of Shiloh, Corinth, Grand Gulf, Port Gibson, and Champion Hill. (Continued in comments.)

Shiloh Survivor James F. Putnam by D.P. Barr of Vicksburg, Miss. James Franklin Putnam (1839-1887) participated as a private in the Battle of Shiloh with the Eighth Ohio Light Artillery (a.k.a. Markgraf's Battery). A few months after the engagement he received a commission as a lieutenant. He and his fellow gunners served in the Vicksburg Campaign, including the action at Champion's Hill. Putnam ended his war service as a captain. The Eighth Ohio Light Artillery Monument at Vicksburg…

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Shiloh Battlefield (Hardin County, TN). The costliest and bloodiest Civil War battle in United State history up to that period of time. More were to come unfortunately. The majority of the Civil War fighting took place in TN & VA. Love stuff like this