Battle of Shiloh.docx - Battle of Shiloh Keilly Monteagudo Period-1 Occurring on the morning of April the sixth followed by the seventh of 1862 one of

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Battle of Shiloh Keilly Monteagudo Period-1 Occurring on the morning of April the sixth, followed by the seventh of 1862, one of the many bloody battles of the civil war had begun in Hardin County, Tennessee. In correlation to “The Drummer Boy of Shiloh,” the battle took place in a peach orchard by the church and the Owl Creek. This battle was the bloodiest at the time and caused thousands of causalities from both sides of the war. “The Drummer Boy of Shiloh” is about a fourteen-year-old boy that must go through the traumatic experience of fighting in a dangerous war. Undoubtedly, battles are dreadful, unfortunate events that have happened throughout the course of history. In the Battle of Shiloh, the Union army was led by Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Don Buell. While, the Confederate army was led by Generals Albert Johnston and P.G.T. Beauregard. Before the battle of Shiloh, the Union army had captured Fort Henry and Fort Donelson. “These victories secured Kentucky for the Union and forced the Confederate army
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