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By Larry Hama

The first significant Civil struggle conflict within the Western theater, Shiloh got here as a frightening surprise to either the yank public and people in palms. On April 6, 1862, accomplice forces staged a shock assault at the Union military encamped alongside the Tennessee River. combating was once fierce as basic provide struggled to carry off the enemy until eventually his reinforcements arrived the next day to come in order that he may possibly 'Whip 'em tomorrow'. although approximately pushed into the Tennessee River, the Union military may perhaps finally declare victory - gained at an expensive price. With approximately 24,000 overall casualties in days' battling, 'Bloody Shiloh' served as a serious warning call to the country, asserting that the continued struggle for the Union will be devastating for either side.
Surprise assault! brings to lifestyles one of many Civil War's bloodiest battles in hugely available photo novel layout. additionally it is 8 pages of authoritative historical past info putting Shiloh in its ancient context, detailing the main avid gamers, and describing the build-up to the battling and its aftermath.

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