Shiloh National Military Park, Shiloh

#3 of 106 in Wildlife in Tennessee
Explore American Civil War history on the Shiloh and Corinth battlefields at Shiloh National Military Park. The two-day Battle of Shiloh on April 6-7, 1862, began a six-month struggle between Union soldiers and Confederates over a railroad junction in Corinth. This battlefield, named for the Shiloh Methodist Church, opened to the public as a park in 1894. The park was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966. Visit the museum and interpretive center to learn about the war tools used in this era. For further exploration of the park, pick up a narrated audio tour that provides highlights of the battlefield as you drive theĀ 20.4 km (12.7 mi) route. You can walk through the Shiloh Indian Mounds Site and view the Iowa Monument, Sunken Road, and Confederate Memorial. Plan to see Shiloh National Military Park and other attractions that appeal to you using our Shiloh tour planning app .
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  • Beautiful park with amazing scenery. Video of the battle is VERY well done. A must for any Civil War buff.  more »
  • We were traveling this part of Tennessee and thought we definitely wanted to see Shiloh National Military Park. It is a moving experience to see this place, rather it's your first visit or you have be...  more »
  • I hiked many of the Boy Scouts' hiking trails in the 1960's. I was at the 100 year and the 150 year celebration. Shiloh has been and will always be one of the most interesting national military parks in the USA.
  • Wonderful lessons from history and so interesting!

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