Recapture of artillery at Shiloh Church illustration   Save
Recapture of artillery at Shiloh Church illustration
Description: This illustration depicts the scene at Shiloh Church, near Pittsburg Landing, on April 7, 1862. The First Ohio Regiment fought to recapture a Union artillery, eventually resulting in the conclusion of the Battle of Shiloh. The illustration shows Union forces firing cannons and preparing to surge toward the artillery, which has several men on the roof. The bodies of fallen or wounded soldiers and horses are strewn along the front of the buildings, and opposing forces can be seen approaching from the back of the image. This illustration was originally printed in "Harper's Pictorial History of the Civil War," by Alfred H. Guernsey and Henry M. Alden, 1894. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04290
Subjects: Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; 1st Army of the Ohio
Places: Pittsburg Landing (Tennessee)