Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

Project Tags

view all

Profiles

  • Philip Swire (c.1827 - 1912)
    Philip Swire who lived in Baton Rouge, LA until he died in 1912. His wife was Anna Kean and they had children Fanny, Walter, Maria, Roger Philip, Sterling B. and others who died young. Philip came to t...
  • Ashbel Smith (1805 - 1886)
    Ashbel Smith (August 13, 1805 - January 21, 1886) was a pioneer physician, diplomat and official of the Republic of Texas, Confederate officer and first President of the Board of Regents of the Univers...
  • Brig. General Jacob H. Smith ("Howling Jake") (1840 - 1918)
    General Jacob Hurd Smith (January 29, 1840 – March 1, 1918) was a United States Army officer best known for ordering an indiscriminate retaliatory attack on a group of Filipinos during the Phi...
  • Brig. General James Morrison Hawes (CSA) (1824 - 1889)
    James Morrison Hawes (January 7, 1824 – November 22, 1889) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Early life James M. Hawes was born in Lexin...
  • Col. Hiram Miller Bledsoe, Jr. (1825 - 1899)
    COLONEL HIRAM M BLEDSOE: 'a prominent citizen of this township owes his nativity to Bourbon County Kentucky where he was born April 25 1825, Hiram M Bledsoe his father who was born in Cumberland Coun...

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.

For more information:

http://www.sonofthesouth.net/leefoundation/battle-of-shiloh.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Shiloh

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiloh_Union_order_of_battle

http://www.nps.gov/shil/shiloh-150th-anniversary.htm