Grant at Shiloh

Catton, Bruce
February 1960
American Heritage;Feb1960, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p64
The article focuses on the successful offensives of Ulysses S. Grant at the Battle of Shiloh on April 8, 1862 in Tennessee. After achieving success at Forts Henry and Donelson, Grant was surprised by the Confederate armies who had gathered at Corinth, Mississippi. Luckily, major general Don Carlos Buell's reinforcement from Nashville helped avoid the possible defeat from the enemies. Grant and Buell lost more than 13, 000 men during the battle.


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