“No soldier who took part in the two day's engagement at Shiloh ever spoiled for a fight again," recalled one Union veteran. “We wanted a square, stand-up fight [and] got all we wanted of it." Besides preserving the site of the bloody April 1862 battle in Tennessee, the park commemorates the subsequent siege, battle, and occupation of the key railroad junction at nearby Corinth, Mississippi.
Shiloh National Park Schedule
Shiloh anniversary dates are April 6 & 7. Living History demonstrations on the weekend closest to the anniversary dates. Memorial Day programs each year. Ranger programs conducted on the battlefield sites from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Shiloh National Military Park contains a wide array of historic sites. In addition to the battlefield of Shiloh itself, the park contains a separate unit at Corinth, Mississippi, that preserves and interprets the Siege and Battle of Corinth. Located within the boundaries of Shiloh park is also a United States National Cemetery, which contains around 4,000 soldiers and their family members. A National Historic Landmark in its own right, the Shiloh Indian Mounds are also located with the park boundaries. Click on the links below for more information on the history of each of these areas.
Pickwick Landing Campground
The campground has a total of 48 sites with hook-ups. Thirteen sites have 20/30/50 amp electric, 4 sites have 20/30 amp electric, and 31 sites have 20 amp electric only. Each campsite has a picnic table and a grill. All campsites are available on a first come-first serve basis.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
2106 US HY 72W & HY 45 BYPASS
CORINTH, MS 38835
Generals Quarters Bed And Breakfast Corinth
924 Fillmore Street
Corinth, Ms. 38334
The Grounds Are Beautifully Landscaped With A Lovely Pond, Magnolias, Roses And Azaleas. Shopping, Museums, Historical Sites, Antiquing, Restaurants, A Library, Coliseum, And Play- House Are All Within Walking Distance. Take A Short Drive To Shiloh National Military Park Or Pickwick Lake On The Tennessee River.
Shiloh--In Hell before Night
Whether the reader is a Civil War novice or an expert, this book provides an accurate storytelling of this great battle. This is a great read about the battle. This fills in the gaps on this battle, and examines all the command decisions.
Shiloh: A Battlefield Guide
This battlefield guide breathes life into Civil War history, giving readers a clear picture of the setting at the time of engagement, who was where, and when and how the battle progressed.