The Battle of Shiloh

by Tim Hydorn

The Battle:

Located in Pittsburgh Landing; Hardin County, Tennessee.

The Confederate Army, with 44,968 troops, attacked The Union Army, with 65,085 troops.

The attack was a surprise attack in order to stop the Union forces before they united with a second army and charged the Tennessee River.

The Confederates were led by Johnston, and later Beauregard. The Union Troops were led by Grant and Buell.

The Outcome

The Union won this battle.

23,746 estimated casualties. 13,047 Union and 10,669 Confederate.