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  • Col.(USA), Richard Leighton Ewell (1833 - 1917)
    A biography of Col. Richard Leighton Ewell can be found in Laurel County, Kentucky: History Revealed Through Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of Its Ancestors by M. Secrist
  • Pvt. William Atherton (b. - 1862)
    Company E. 20th Ohio Infantry.
  • Captain Cuthbert H. Slocomb (CSA) (1832 - 1873)
    Popular and capable leader of the 5th Company, Washington Artillery (Louisiana), Captain Cuthbert H. Slocomb, repeatedly refused promotion so that he might remain with the battery. P. G. T. Beauregard ...
  • Colonel Robert C. Newton (CSA) (1840 - 1887)
    Robert C. Newton was born on June 2, 1840, in Little Rock (Pulaski County) to U.S. Representative Thomas Newton and Mary Allen Newton. He had three brothers and a sister. Thomas Newton died in 1853, ...
  • Pvt. (USA) Soloman Whitcanack (1844 - 1917)
    Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Rank: Pvt. Co.: C Regt.: 25th Missouri Branch: Infantry Co.: E Regt.: 13th Missouri Branch: Infantry Co.: D Regt.: 14th Kansas Branch: Calvary...

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