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Shiloh National Military Park

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Address: 1055 Pittsburg Lndg, Shiloh, TN 38376-4331
Phone Number:
+1 731-689-5696
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Park honoring the Civil War battle at Shiloh and containing the cemetery...

Park honoring the Civil War battle at Shiloh and containing the cemetery where the fallen soldiers were buried.

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Humbling Tour of This Battleground

Visited this hallowed ground on a wet morning in April 2017. Started at the Visitors Centre, saw the background film (a must see) then followed the driving route per the map... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David S
Gold Coast, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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66 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited this hallowed ground on a wet morning in April 2017. Started at the Visitors Centre, saw the background film (a must see) then followed the driving route per the map directions. A truly humbling experience and one that will stay with me. If you have the chance to visit this place then do it! Absolutely!!! Allie about three hours.... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take in the film of the battle of Shiloh in the visitor center. It runs every hour on the hour! If the weather is good follow the tour route signs and get out of your vehicle and walk to the signs and monuments and read them! If the weather is not cooperating then buy the Shiloh tour cd from the... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Park Service has done a spectacular job of maintaining this memorial to the men of both sides who fought and died. It is now very peaceful, however, the horror is still with you as you travel this battlefield. Take your time, read the plaques and as you do, you will be walking with the ghosts that are blue... More 

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Spanish Fort, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't miss the visitor's center & the excellent movie about the battle. You can take a self-guided auto tour of the battlefield. Everything is very well done. And it's free!

Thank Pam M
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hats off to our National Park Service for maintaining this park. Wow...what a moving history lesson. My wife and I are in our 60's and knew a fair about about the history of the Civil War, but we learned so much more than we had known before. The first thing everyone should do when they go there is to watch... More 

Thank Danny M
Vicksburg, Mississippi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very well kept and they have done a lot with the park. The roads are a little confusing so be sure to follow the tour signs.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The battlefield is preserved beautifully. It is tranquil and serene, but maintains a sense of the horror that happened here on April 6, 1864.

Thank Derek J
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our daughter is a history buff and wanted to visit this National Park, nice drive from Murfreesboro windy roads about 2 1/2 hours. Weather was great, park was empty. Started in cemetery, rolling hills and views over the Tennessee river. Next did the 50 minute movie - excellent! Best introductory film I have seen at any historical sites. Muesum is... More 

Thank Don G
Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My great, great grandfather was in the Battle of Shiloh and was captured three times! I was excited to actually see the site. It is a sobering as any Civil War battlefield, but with the added factor of having a personal, albeit distant, connection. Quiet and quite remote, I'm glad I made the "pilgrimage" to pay tribute.

Thank MiCharlie124
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I celebrated the park's 155th Anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh last week. We were on a mission to know more about an ancestor who fought in it and to our surprise there were two monuments dedicated to this great, great, great, great uncle. The Pittsburgh Landing's Visitor Center offers an informative 48-minute film on the history... More 

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