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Shiloh National Cemetery

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Address: 1055 Pittsburg Lndg, Shiloh, TN 38376-4331
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Cemetery honoring those who died in the Civil War battle between Union...

Cemetery honoring those who died in the Civil War battle between Union general Ulysses S. Grant and Confederate general A.S. Johnson.

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Well managed

As with the rest of the park it is well maintained and cared for. Easy walking and offers good view of the Tennessee River.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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62 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As with the rest of the park it is well maintained and cared for. Easy walking and offers good view of the Tennessee River.

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always feel sadness and respect for those who died for a cause they believed in. I feel indebted for those who died so I am free to walk this hallowed ground. Circles of headstones around a unit monument, where they fell during the battle of Shiloh, A sadness for the young men who were never allowed to live and... More 

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Thank Calvin L
Petawawa, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So many young men perished in such a short time. The cemetery was very well maintained. The view of the river was beautiful.

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Thank MaureenMione
Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It really brings home how many men sacrificed their lives in this battle. The reality of the horror is clearer than any textbook.

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Franklin, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was very peaceful and attractive. The information was respectful and not gaudy. The location was beautiful and I really had a sense of what happened here.

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Onarga, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well maintained cemetery with brick paths to help you move around. It set on a hill overlooking the Tennessee River which added to it's beauty.

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Thank Mike M
Adamsville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I live close to Shiloh. There isnt a prettier place.The cemetery is very respectful and beautiful to visit. Its right on the river. Its a pretty place to visit. Hike, bike or walk for exercise while you're there.

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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

National cemetery which includes many numbered graves of unknown casualties of the battle. Veterans of 20th Century conflicts are also buried here, some next to their wives. Not much in the way of monuments, aside from the headstones. Overlooks the Tennessee River at Pittsburg Landing.

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Hannacroix, New York
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

You can tell the holiness of a cemetery upon arrival -- quiet and serene. So many headstones all lined up like the soldiers were when they were alive, even lines. Many have no names on them, just numbers. Large trees and many monuments of cannon and fireballs as tribute. Right along the back of he cemetery is the Tennessee River.... More 

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Bartlett, Tennessee
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

A monument to bravery, a testimony to pyrrhic victory that inflicts such a devastating toll on the victor that it is tantamount to defeat. Marble tombstones remember sacrifices of honor and pride. Sobering, frighteningly inspiring, the only response that rightly fits is silence. This is the real deal. The only thing missing was strains of Battle Hymn.

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