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  • Mazeppa Thomas Turner (1840 - 1920)
    Mazeppa Thomas Turner was born May 8, 1840 in Greenville Co, Va. Five years later he went with his parents to Mississippi, where he lived to manhood and acquired a good education. Later he moved to...
  • John Sorrell, Sr (1807 - 1863)
    1840Owned a farm on Mud Lick Creek south west of Salt Lick, Bath, Kentucky and Lower Salt Lick Cemetery.01 Oct 1861 - 08 Jul 1862Civil War Veteran7 April 1862After an overnight march in General Buell's...
  • Capt. John Nelson Cassell (1832 - 1914)
    John Nelson Cassell moved with his parents around 1840 near Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio. He attended college at Madison College, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, graduating in 1859. He became principal of ...
  • Henry Brenneman (1840 - 1862)
    Civil War Service Record: Henry Bruneman Residence South Whitley IN. Enlisted on 11/22/1861 as a Private. On 11/22/1861 he mustered into "E" Co. IN 44th Infantry. He died on 5/12/1862. * Updated from A...
  • Ambrose Gwinett Bierce (1842 - 1914)
    Ambrose Gwinnett Bierce (June 24, 1842[2] – after 1913) was an American editorialist, journalist, short story writer, fabulist and satirist. Today, he is best known for his short story, "An Oc...

The Battle of Shiloh, also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing, took place April 6-7, 1862 in southwestern Tennessee. Commanding generals were Ulysses S. Grant, Don Carlos Buell, Albert Sidney Johnston and P. G. T. Beauregard. The outcome of the battle was a Union victory.

This project is for soldiers of any rank that took part in this battle.

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