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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Pittsburg Landing, TN

Pittsburg Landing is a river landing on the west bank of the Tennessee River in Hardin County. Tennessee. It was named for "Pitts" Tucker who operated a tavern at the site in the years preceding the Civil War. It is located at latitude 35.15222 and longitude -88.32278 with an elevation of 482 feet (147 m).

The Battle of Pittsburg Landing, also known as the Battle of Shiloh, was fought here on April 6–7, 1862.

External Link:

A History of Shiloh National Military Park Charles E. Shedd, Jr (1954)