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Battle of Shiloh

How was the battle of Shiloh named?

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Answered 2008-05-04 18:08:31

The Union named the battles after the nearest body of water. The Confederates named it after the nearest town. The Battle of Shiloh is also known as The Battle of PIttsburg Landing.

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What battle was named after church during the civil war?

The Battle of Shiloh is named after a church that stands on the battlefield.

Was the battle of antitiem named after a small church?

no the battle of antiem is known as the bloodiest battle it was the battle of shiloh

What was the name of the little church near the Battle of Shiloh?

That was Shiloh Church - after which the battle was named. The actual location was Pittsburgh Landing on the Tennessee River.

Why was the Battle of Shiloh named the bloodiest battle?

because the most blood was shead in that war!

What was the battle in the civil war named after the small chirch?

The battle of Shiloh also called Pittsburg Landing.

How were battles named?

Oftentimes they are named for the location the battle was fought, such as Britain, Hastings, Shiloh, Gettysburg, and the Alamo.

Why was the battle of Shiloh called the battle of Shiloh?

There was a church called Shiloh near the battle feild. Shiloh means place of peace in Hebrew.

Who was victorious in the battle of Shiloh?

the union forces won the battle of Shiloh

Why is the Battle of Shiloh also known as the battle of Pittsburghh standing?

It was the custom for the South to name their battles after the nearest town or village (Shiloh), whereas the North named theirs after geographical features (Pittsburg Landing).

What was the name of the church in the Battle of Shiloh?

The battle was named for the church; Shiloh. The Union forces referred to the battle as Pittsburg Landing, which is the area where Grant landed his troops and set up his headquarters. This is now the Park Visitor's Center & main cemetery.

Who fought for the Union in the Battle of Shiloh?

Soldiers fought for the unions in the battle of shiloh.

What did the north and south call the Battle of Shiloh?

what does the north call the battle of shiloh

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What caused the Battle of Shiloh?

slavery caused the battle Shiloh also Tennessee started it

Who led the battle of Shiloh?

Don Carlos Buell led the battle of shiloh~-kcoulter

How many weapons did they use battle of Shiloh?

They use 4 weapons in the battle of Shiloh

When the battle of Shiloh happened?

The Battle of Shiloh was fought April 6-7, 1862.

Where was the Battle of Shiloh started?

Shiloh or Pittsburg Landing

Why was Shiloh named Shiloh?

A road in Mendocino County

What was the bloodiest single day of civil war was?

ANSWER:apex= The Battle of AntietamThe bloodiest battle of the American Civil War, was the Battle of Shiloh (also known as Pittsburg Landing).The Battle of Shiloh, named after a church on the battlefield, is where many men from both sides would meet their God.After the battle was over, neither side cared anything about the title of winner or loser. After Shiloh, the South never smiled.

What town was the battle of Shiloh fought in?

It wasn't a town. It was at Pittsburg Landing on the West bank of the Tennessee River. The Union named its battles after the nearest body of water. The Confederates preferred the name of the nearest town. Shiloh Church was the nearest thing to a town, so they called it the battle of Shiloh.

What side was Albert Sidney Johnson on in the Battle of Shiloh?

General Albert Sidney Johnston led the Confederate troops in an assault on Union forces commanded by US Grant on June, 6, 1862. Johnston was the second highest officer in the Confederacy at that time. He sustained a fatal wound on the first day of the battle. As the conflict was near the church at Shiloh, the battle was named the Battle of Shiloh.

Was the battle of Shiloh at Mississippii?

No, the Battle of Shiloh was fought in Tennessee, very near the border with Mississippi.

How many Confederate soldiers were in the Battle of Shiloh?

The number of Confederate soldiers at the Battle of Shiloh was 44,699.

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