Surprise Attack!: Battle of Shiloh (Graphic History)

By Larry Hama

The first significant Civil struggle conflict within the Western theater, Shiloh got here as a frightening surprise to either the yankee public and people in palms. On April 6, 1862, accomplice forces staged a shock assault at the Union military encamped alongside the Tennessee River. scuffling with 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'. even though approximately pushed into the Tennessee River, the Union military might finally declare victory - received at an expensive expense. With approximately 24,000 overall casualties in days' struggling with, 'Bloody Shiloh' served as a take-heed call to the kingdom, asserting that the ongoing struggle for the Union will be devastating for either side.
Surprise assault! brings to existence one of many Civil War's bloodiest battles in hugely obtainable photograph novel layout. it is usually 8 pages of authoritative heritage info putting Shiloh in its historic context, detailing the most important avid gamers, and describing the build-up to the struggling with and its aftermath.

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