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Battle of Shiloh

​Confederate Commander

Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston

Forces Engaged: 38,773

Killed: 1,728

Wounded: 8,012

Captured or Missing: 959

Total: 10,699

April 6-7, 1862

Hardin County, Tennessee

Union victory

Federal Penetration up the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers (1862)

Also Called: Pittsburg Landing

​Union Commander

Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant

Forces Engaged: 44,895

Killed: 1,754

Wounded: 8,408

Captured or Missing: 2,885

Total: 13,047

Confederate Officers

Gen. P. G. T. Beauregard

Maj. Gen. Leonidas Polk

Gen. Braxton Bragg

Lt. Gen. William J. Hardee



Confederate Order of Battle

Army of the Mississippi


Confederate Official Records

Official Records 178 - 229

Union Officers

Maj. Gen. John A. McClernand

Brig. Gen. W. H. L. Wallace

Brig. Gen. S. A. Hurlbut

Maj. Gen. Lewis Wallace

Brig. Gen. B. M. Prentiss

Maj. Gen. James A. Garfield


Army of the Ohio

Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell

Brig. Gen. A. McD. McCook

Brig. Gen. William Nelson

Brig. Gen. Thomas L. Crittenden

Brig. Gen. Lovell H. Rousseau

Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Wood


Union Order of Battle

Army of the Tennessee

Army of the Ohio


USS Tyler

Lt. Commander William Gwin

USS Lexington

Lt. Commander James Shark


Union Official Records

Official Records 1 - 86

Official Records 87 - 133

Army of the Tennessee

Forces Engaged: 44,895

Casualties: 10,944

Killed: 1,513

Wounded: 6,601

Missing or Captured: 2,830


Army of the Ohio

Forces Engaged:

Casualties: 2,108

Killed: 241

Wounded: 1,807

Missing or Captured: 55


What I Saw of Shiloh

by Ambrose Bierce

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