Definition of Battle of Shiloh

1. Noun. The second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory.

Exact synonyms: Battle Of Pittsburgh Landing, Shiloh
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: American Civil War, United States Civil War, War Between The States
Geographical relationships: Tennessee, Tn, Volunteer State

Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Shiloh

battle of Marathon
battle of Marston Moor
battle of Minden
battle of Navarino
battle of Omdurman
battle of Panipat
battle of Pharsalus
battle of Philippi
battle of Pittsburgh Landing
battle of Plataea
battle of Poitiers
battle of Rossbach
battle of Saratoga
battle of Sempatch
battle of Shiloh (current term)
battle of Soissons-Reims
battle of Solferino
battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse
battle of St Mihiel
battle of Tannenberg
battle of Tertry
battle of Teutoburger Wald
battle of Tewkesbury
battle of Thermopylae
battle of Trafalgar
battle of Trasimeno
battle of Valmy
battle of Verdun
battle of Wagram

Literary usage of Battle of Shiloh

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life of Lieutenant-General Nathan Bedford Forrest by John Allan Wyeth (1908)
"... Corinth—Forrest's Scouts Cross the Tennessee and Report Buell Advancing—Battle of Shiloh—Charge and Capture of a Battery with Cheatham's Brigade—Forrest ..."

2. History of the United States: From Aboriginal Times to Taft's Administration by John Clark Ridpath (1911)
"It is in this battle of Shiloh that we first find General WT Sherman taking a prominent part. Events of importance were also taking place on the Mississippi ..."

3. Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865 by Adam Badeau (1868)
"Incorrect reports of the battle of Shiloh—Halleck assumes command In the field—Disagreeable position of Grant—Siege of Corinth—Evacuation of Corinth by the ..."

4. Iowa Journal of History by State Historical Society of Iowa (1909)
"THE battle of Shiloh [Iowa has special interest in the battle of Shiloh for several reasons. It had more men in the battle, in proportion to population, ..."

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