Shiloh National Military Park

1055 Pittsburg Landing Rd. • Shiloh, TN 38376 • (731) 689-5696

image On Sunday morning, April 6, 1862, roughly 100,000 troops clashed in the fields and woods near Pittsburg Landing in the first major battle in the American Civil War's western theater. Two days later, U.S. Grant blunts the Confederate attack, pushing the Southerners back to their base.

Today, on more than 5,000 acres overlooking the Tennessee River, America’s best preserved battlefield features 151 monuments, over 200 cannons, and more than 450 historic tablets.

Shiloh gave General U.S. Grant his sternest test, and witnessed the death of General Albert Sidney Johnston, the highest ranking American ever killed in combat.

A 12.7 mile self-guided driving tour begins at the Visitors Center, which features a 49 minute orientation film which starts on the hour beginning at 8 a.m. During the summer, park rangers present interpretive programs throughout the day.


Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
No Admission Fee

Directions: The battlefield is located ten miles southwest of Savannah on Highway 22. From Interstate 40, take Highway 22 South at Exit 108. From Corinth, Mississippi, take Highway 22 North.

Upcoming Events

Sep 2nd, 2017 Sunset Symphony.
Sep 7th, 2017 The Moving Wall
Sep 8th, 2017 The Moving Wall
Sep 9th, 2017 The Moving Wall
Sep 10th, 2017 The Moving Wall
Sep 11th, 2017 The Moving Wall
Sep 16th, 2017 Annual Burnt Church Bluegrass
Sep 16th, 2017 Saltillo River Day
Sep 17th, 2017 Bike’s Across TN
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