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  1. Welcome Center

    1. Welcome

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

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    2. Board FAQ

      General information about this discussion group

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    3. Posting Guidelines

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

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    4. Announcements

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

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    5. 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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    6. Shiloh Timeline

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

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    7. Howdy

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

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    8. Campfire

      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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    9. Birthday Wishes

      Happy birthday messages for our members!

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    10. Pop Quiz!

      Test your Shiloh knowledge!

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  2. Storm Clouds

    1. Fort Henry

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

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    2. Fort Donelson

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

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    3. 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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    4. Advance to Pittsburg Landing

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

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    5. Build-up to the Battle

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

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  3. A Place of War

    1. 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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    2. April 6th

      Discuss the first day's battle.

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    3. April 7th

      Discuss the second day's battle.

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    4. Eyewitness Accounts

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

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    5. Personalities

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

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    6. Army of the Tennessee

      Talk about the Union Army of the Tennessee here.

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    7. Army of the Ohio

      Discuss the Union Army of the Ohio here.

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    8. Army of the Mississippi

      Discuss the Confederate Army of the Mississippi here.

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    9. 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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    10. 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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    11. 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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  4. Weapons & Ammunition at Shiloh

    1. Artillery

      Is there anyone who doesn't like cannons?

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    2. Small Arms

      Muskets, rifles, hand guns, knives, bayonets

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  5. A Place of Peace

    1. Visiting Shiloh

      Post your questions or comments about visiting Shiloh National Military Park

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    2. 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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    3. News About the Park

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

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    4. Videos

      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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  6. Anniversary Hikes

    1. 2016 Anniversary

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

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  7. Back to the Future

    1. Shiloh on the Web

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

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    2. Resources

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

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    3. 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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