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

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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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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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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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Hello - last post by Student of Sherman


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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Birthday Wishes

Happy birthday messages for our members!

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Pop Quiz!

Test your Shiloh knowledge!

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The 6th Division - last post by Student of Sherman

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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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February 14, 1862: Fort Don... - last post by Ozzy

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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Advance to Pittsburg Landing

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

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Baseball, anyone? - last post by Ozzy

Build-up to the Battle

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

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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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Civil War battles shown on... - last post by Manassas1

April 6th

Discuss the first day's battle.

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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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Eye Witness account, W S Hi... - last post by Ozzy


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

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Grant Marsh, Steamboat Captain - last post by Ozzy

Army of the Tennessee

Talk about the Union Army of the Tennessee here.

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Grenville Dodge, spy master - last post by Ozzy

Army of the Ohio

Discuss the Union Army of the Ohio here.

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Army of the Mississippi

Discuss the Confederate Army of the Mississippi here.

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Wood's Brigade - What A... - last post by Ozzy

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 Ozzy

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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McNairy County, Tennessee - last post by WI16thJim

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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The Hero of Shiloh - last post by Ron

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Is there anyone who doesn't like cannons?

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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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Inquiry Regarding Shiloh Mo... - last post by mona

News About the Park

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

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legislation that would expa... - last post by Perry Cuskey


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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Shiloh Days - November 2015 - last post by Michele

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2015 Anniversary

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

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Unique Shiloh Monument - last post by WI16thJim

2014 Anniversary

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2013 Anniversary

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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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2008 Anniversary

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2007 Anniversary

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Shiloh on the Web

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

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

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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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