Shiloh National Military Park Newswire

Shiloh National Military Park Newswire

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  1. Shiloh to host live music on the BattlefieldRead the original story

    Thursday May 24 | Chester County Independent

    On Saturday, May 26, Shiloh National Military Park will present its first Concert-in-the-Park of 2018. The free twilight concert on the lawn in front of the park Visitor Center will feature Civil War era music.

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  2. Henry Rifles in Africa - Standley & Dr. LivingstoneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | AmmoLand

    ... 44 rimfire and used very successfully in the US Civil War. I contacted the Park Service at the Shiloh National Military Park to ascertain if Henry rifles were present on 5&6 April 1862 when the Battle of Shiloh was fought. A lengthy e-mail letter ...

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  3. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    As of 8 a.m. on April 25, 2018, the area in and around an eagle's nest at Shiloh National Military Park in Tennessee will be closed to all public use and activity until further notice. According to park officials, a mated pair of Bald eagles in the area are now one chick short of a full nest after one of their two little ones took a premature tumble.

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  4. Scottsdale Civil War Roundtable presents "Difficult and Broken Ground: The Terrain Factor at Shiloh"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | Sonoran News

    ... guest. Everyone is welcome. Dr. Smith is a veteran of the National Park Service and worked at Shiloh National Military Park for seven years. Currently he teaches history at the University of Tennessee at Martin. Well known for his numerous articles ...

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  5. National Park Week in Tennessee: Shiloh Military Park celebrating with wildlife programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Chester County Independent

    Shiloh National Military Park will offer various wildlife programs on April 21 and 22 to kick off National Park Week. Bald Eagles and the eastern rat snake are among the featured animals.

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  6. Shiloh Battlefield seeking volunteers for National Park Day 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Chester County Independent

    On March 31, volunteers are needed at Shiloh National Military Park to help erect split-rail fencing around the historic park. If you would like to help, contact the Park at 689-5696.

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  7. Shiloh Military Park hosting program on Irish combatantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Chester County Independent

    On Saturday, March 17, Shiloh National Military Park will present a special program in honor of St. Patrick's Day about the contribution of Irish immigrants, and Irish-Americans during the Civil War. From 1820-1860, an estimated 1.9 million Irish immigrants arrived in the United States, most of them coming during the Great Famine of 1845-1852, caused by the failure of the potato crop.

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  8. Civil War Profiles - A Civil War trip of a lifetime: Part 7Read the original story

    Jan 3, 2018 | Coastal Point

    Leaving Shiloh National Military Park near Pittsburg Landing in southwestern Tennessee, the tour of Civil War sites continued as we drove 120 miles north to the town of Dover. It was there at Fort Donelson that an obscure Union general by the name of Ulysses S. Grant won national recognition.

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  9. Civil War Profiles - A Civil War trip of a lifetime, Part 6Read the original story

    Feb 15, 2018 | Coastal Point

    ... farther east, we arrived at Pittsburg Landing, on the west bank of the Tennessee River, and Shiloh National Military Park. This was the site of a critical and bloody battle in April 1862. It was here that one of the Southern Confederacy's most ...

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  10. Our Civil War history; Visit Shiloh National Military Park for adventure, learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | Daily Times

    ... only veterans of the U.S. military can be buried in national cemeteries. This marker in Shiloh National Military Park is dedicated to the Confederate soldiers who died here. They are buried in mass graves. Shiloh National Military Park is a history ...

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  11. Shiloh National Military Park to celebrate 123rd birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Chester County Independent

    On Wednesday, Dec. 27, Shiloh National Military Park will commemorate the 123rd anniversary of its establishment as a Civil War military park. The event will begin at 2 p.m. in the Shiloh Battlefield visitor center auditorium; visitors are invited to attend a power point presentation on the past and present of Shiloh Battlefield.

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  12. St. Nicholas to visit Shiloh for a Children's Civil War ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | Chester County Independent

    Gifts during the Civil War time period were often handmade; such as spinning tops, Jacobs's ladder, and the cup and ball. Children can experience this type of Christmas celebration Dec. 16 at Shiloh National Military Park.

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  13. Shiloh Cemetery getting new brick workRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Chester County Independent

    Shiloh National Military Park is replacing the brick wall surrounding the western boundary of the Shiloh National Cemetery. Demolition of the wall is expected to begin on Nov. 15, and the work should be completed by the end of the year.

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  14. Chickasaw Heritage Festival is Saturday at Shiloh ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Chester County Independent

    ... States and Canada. Members of the Chickasaw tribe will demonstrate this game Saturday at Shiloh National Military Park. Native American stickball is considered to be one of the oldest team sports in North America. Stickball and lacrosse are similar ...

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  15. Civil War "Fair" to be held at ShilohRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | Chester County Independent

    ... from the Civil War. Appraiser and Civil War collector Rafael Eledge will be on hand at Shiloh National Military Park on Labor Day weekend to take a look at visitors' artifacts. The Civil War "Fair" is coming to Shiloh on Labor Day weekend, Saturday, ...

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  16. CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Newms360.com

    On Friday evening, Shiloh National Military Park will host a free Concert-in-the-Park in commemoration of the National Park Service's 101st anniversary. The show on the front lawn of the park's Visitor Center celebrates the birth of the National Park Service in 1916, and will feature four artists.

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  17. Shiloh celebrates 101st birthday with free concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Chester County Independent

    On Friday evening, Aug. 25, Shiloh National Military Park will present another free Concert-in-the-Park in commemoration of the National Park Service's 101st anniversary. The show on the front lawn of the park's Visitor Center celebrates the birth of the National Park Service in 1916 and will feature four artists, including two bands from last year's concert series.

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  18. Off The ShelfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | Blackwell Journal-Tribune, OK

    The Chester County Library has just finished one of the best and most well-attended summer reading programs ever! Thank you to all our presenters: Sue Lasky and WLJT-TV; Aubrey, Austin and Julie Vest; Lauren Pirtle; the Henderson Police Department; the Fire Department; Southwest EMC; the Rescue Squad; and the National Guard for Touch-A-Truck day; Pete Creech; Clay Canada; Richard and Maudie Seaton; Heather Smedley from Shiloh National Military Park; and Beverly Rogers. We are blessed in our community to have so many folks who want to visit the library and entertain the children into actually learning something.

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