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Battle Of Shiloh Pictures

Battle Of Shiloh Pictures, Photographs & Images during Battle Of Shiloh of the American Civil War

This romanticized image of the fighting, probably depicting Benjamin Prentiss' stand along the Sunken Road, was part of an advertising campaign by the McCormick Machine Company in the 1880s. Paintings of battle scenes were used as promotional items by a number of companies, including McCormick and the Budweiser Brewery. Image from the Library of Congress.
Lithograph of The Battle of Shiloh or Pittsburg Landing by J. H. Bufford. Image from the Library of Congress.
This chromolithograph of a painting by Thure de Thulstrup shows the Union position along sunken road. Image from the Library of Congress.
 
This photograph shows the position of W. H. Wallace along sunken road. Image from the Library of Congress.
This lithograph shows the Tyler and Lexington gunboats supporting Union troops at Shiloh. Image from the Library of Congress.
The little church called Shiloh – ironically meaning a place of peace – was near the center of the battlefield and provided the Confederate name for the battle. The Union called it the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, but U.S. Grant preferred the Confederate name because, he said, the Confederates never reached the landing. Image from the Library of Congress.
 
This photograph shows where the Union battery was in front of the Peach Orchard. Image from the Library of Congress.
Frances L. Clayton disguised herself as a man, took the name "Jack Williams," enlisted along with her husband, and served with the 4th Missouri Artillery Battery (Union) at Shiloh. She was wounded at Shiloh and later at Stones River. Image from the Library of Congress.
Confederate major general Albert Sidney Johnston, CSA. Note: He bled to death after being wounded during the fighting in the Peach Orchard at Shiloh in April 1862. Image from the National Archives.
 
This photograph shows the tree stump in the Peach Orchard where Major General Albert Sidney Johnston died; the tree stump is visible in the background. Image from the Library of Congress.
This photograph shows monument at the place where Major General Albert Sidney Johnston died; the tree stump is visible in the background. Image from the Library of Congress.
This photograph is of Albert Sydney Johnston's headquarters in Corinth, TN. Image courtesy of Gerald Swick.
 
This photograph of the plaque outside of Albert Sydney Johnston's headquarters in Corinth, TN is courtesy of Gerald Swick.
This photograph shows the Iowa monument at Shiloh National Military Park. Image from the Library of Congress.
This photograph shows Jones field at Shiloh National Military Park. Image from the Library of Congress.
 
This is a photograph of Shiloh National Cemetery, where more than a third of the headstones mark the graves of unknown soldiers. Image from the Library of Congress.

 

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