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  • Colonel Charles A. Wikoff (1837 - 1898)
    Charles Augustus Wikoff (March 3, 1837 – July 1, 1898) was a United States Army officer serving from American Civil War until he became the most senior ranking American Army officer killed in ...
  • Thomas B. Turley, U.S. Senator (1845 - 1910)
    Thomas Battle Turley (April 5, 1845 – July 1, 1910) was a Tennessee attorney who served as a Democratic U.S. senator from 1897 to 1901. Turley was born in Memphis, Tennessee to Thomas Jeffer...
  • Robert Murray, 14th Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1822 - 1913)
    ROBERT MURRAY (August 6, 1823 - January 1, 1913), Surgeon General, November 23, 1883 - August 6, 1886, was born at Elkridge, Maryland, then in Anne Arundel County. He was the son of Daniel and Mary (...
  • Major General Bernard J. D. Irwin (1830 - 1917)
    Bernard John Dowling Irwin (June 24, 1830 – December 15, 1917) was an assistant army surgeon during the Apache Wars and the first (chronologically by action) Medal of Honor recipient. His ac...
  • Brevet Major General Benjamin Piatt Runkle (USA) (1836 - 1916)
    Benjamin Piatt Runkle (September 3, 1836 – June 28, 1916) was one of the seven founders of Sigma Chi fraternity at Miami University, and led a regiment and a brigade in the Union Army during...

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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