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A little background on how and why this group got started.

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How this group came to be - last post by Perry Cuskey

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General information about this discussion group

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Posting Guidelines

We don't have many rules. But we do ask that you abide by them.

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Guidelines for Posting (aka... - last post by Perry Cuskey


Think of this as the 'breaking news' section for the discussion board. :)

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Suggestion Box

This discussion group is a constant work in progress. If you have an idea on how to improve it, we'd like to hear about it.

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Location map - last post by Pumpkinslinger

Shiloh Timeline

A timeline highlighting the events leading up to the battle of Shiloh.

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Prelude to Shiloh - last post by Perry Cuskey


New members, please take a moment to introduce yourself. Current members too!

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Sgt. Rudolph Ulrich Heimber... - last post by Richard


This is an open forum for registered members. Exceptions - no modern day social or political issues, and nothing on slavery, secession, or the causes of the war.

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Picture of Shiloh? - last post by rickmancd

Birthday Wishes

Happy birthday messages for our members!

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Happy Birthday Grandpa - last post by Ron

Pop Quiz!

Test your Shiloh knowledge!

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Shiloh Quiz #14 - last post by Ron

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Fort Henry

Events surrounding Fort Henry, and its role in the Confederate defensive line.

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Fort Donelson

Events surrounding Fort Donelson, and it's role in the Confederate defensive line.

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River batteries tour with E... - last post by Tony Willoughby

Retreat from Kentucky

Focuses on the Confederate retreat from Kentucky and Tennessee into Alabama and Mississippi, and the concentration at Corinth.

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Battle of Mill springs - last post by Ron

Advance to Pittsburg Landing

Focuses on the Union advance up the Tennessee following the breakthrough in Kentucky.

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February 10, 1862: The Unio... - last post by WI16thJim

Build-up to the Battle

Generally covers events during the first five days of April 1862.

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19th Alabama Infantry letter - last post by Pumpkinslinger

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The Battle of Shiloh

General discussions about the battle itself can go here. You can also choose one of the next two forums below if you wish. Either way is fine.

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Bloody Pond - last post by Ron

April 6th

Discuss the first day's battle.

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Woody Harrell: The Union Le... - last post by Wordpix John

April 7th

Discuss the second day's battle.

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Eyewitness Accounts

Participant quotes. Reports, diary entries, letters, etc. Please provide a source for each quote.

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Regimental Files - last post by Solingen


Post your questions and opinions about some of the many personalities associated with the Shiloh Campaign.

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Col. Allen - last post by WI16thJim

Army of the Tennessee

Talk about the Union Army of the Tennessee here.

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16th Wisconsin Rifle Pictures - last post by Perry Cuskey

Army of the Ohio

Discuss the Union Army of the Ohio here.

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Shiloh Revisited - D C Buell - last post by idaho native

Army of the Mississippi

Discuss the Confederate Army of the Mississippi here.

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9th Alabama Battalion??? - last post by Savez

The Union Navy

Discuss the role of the Union Navy in the Shiloh Campaign, going back to the fall of Fort Henry.

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Official Reports - Re Tyler... - last post by idaho native

Local Civilians

Ever wonder about some of the local folks who lived in the area at the time of the battle? Post your questions, or share your information about them, here.

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Russian Tenant Field  (Part 2) - last post by Ron

Aftermath & Impact

Events following Shiloh leading up to the capture of Corinth, Mississippi. You can also discuss the battle's impact on the rest of the war, the lives of the various participants, and the country as a whole.

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14th Wisconsin, Shiloh June... - last post by WI16thJim

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Is there anyone who doesn't like cannons?

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Artillery round from Shiloh - last post by Perry Neal

Small Arms

Muskets, rifles, hand guns, knives, bayonets

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Dimick Rifle of Birge

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Visiting Shiloh

Post your questions or comments about visiting Shiloh National Military Park

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History of the Park

Discuss the history of the park at Shiloh. Placing the markers and monuments, interpreting the fighting, etc.

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Circle of Honor, Shiloh - last post by WI16thJim

News About the Park

Updated information on goings-on at the park and surrounding area

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Little eagles!! - last post by idaho native


Links to various videos related to Shiloh. If you have a video of your own you want to share or know of one elsewhere on the web, feel free to post a link to it here.

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Veatch's Brigade Fights... - last post by Pumpkinslinger

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2014 Anniversary

All things related to this year's anniversary. Hikes, get-togethers, hotel and camping information, questions, etc.

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2013 Anniversary

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Then (2012) and Now (2013) - last post by idaho native

2012 Anniversary

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2011 Anniversary

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2010 Anniversary

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Hike Report: Grant

2009 Anniversary

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The Battery Was a Host In I... - last post by Bjorn

2008 Anniversary

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2007 Anniversary

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Day One Hike Reports, Conti... - last post by Perry Cuskey

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Shiloh on the Web

Links to web sites about the campaign, the battle, and the park.

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Web Sites - last post by WI16thJim


This forum will be an ongoing development, with information about various primary and secondary sources on Shiloh.

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Mollus War papers - last post by WI16thJim

Help With Board Problems

If you're having issues with some aspect of the site, you can post a note about it here. Alternatively, you can use the Personal Message system in your profile to contact the administrator or one of the moderators.

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