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Memphis City Tour with Optional Graceland Admission
"Starting from your downtown Memphis hotel your friendly fun professional guide will take you on narrated sightseeing tour by mini-coach. Cruise down Beale Street and Cotton Row and travel along the Mississippi River and through Victorian Village where you’ll see homes built in the 1800s. See statues of Elvis Presley and BB King and pass the National Civil Rights Museum located in the Lorraine Hotel
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Graceland Tour Including Automobile Museum and Sincerely Elvis Museum
"Meet at Graceland or be picked up from your Memphis hotel and embark on your tour of the Graceland Mansion the former home of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. On your audio-guided tour experience life like Elvis did as you explore where he lived relaxed and spent time with friends and family. Tour his living room bedroom dining room kitchen and pool room
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Coastal Eco Tour - Private Boat Charter
"You'll experience the lesser-traveled waterways of Coastal Alabama as we explore the Intracoastal Waterway Oyster Bay Bon Secour Bay and the Bon Secour River watching for a variety of wildlife including Dolphins Bald Eagle Osprey Heron
From $439.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Shiloh National Military Park

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HASCALL’S BRIGADE

The brigade of Colonel Milo S. Hascall did not reach the battlefield of Shiloh until 8 April. Hascall was a West Pointer – class of 1852 – but was practicing law in Indiana before the war. He was the...
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U.S. ARTILLERY BATTERIES – MENDENHALL AND TERRILL

Located along the Hamburg-Savannah Road on the north side of the Bloody Pond is a monument dedicated to the Batteries H and M of the 4th U.S. Artillery and Battery H of the 5th U.S. Artillery –...
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HAZEN’S BRIGADE

The men of Colonel William Hazen did not cross over the Tennessee River at Pittsburgh Landing until 9 pm on 6 April. They formed on the right of Bruce’s brigade advancing early – 5:30 am –the next...
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BOYLE’S BRIGADE

Brigadier General Jeremiah T. Boyle led the other brigade of Thomas Crittenden’s division forming up behind Smith’s brigade on the morning of 7 April around 8 am. They became engaged in the east...
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VISITOR CENTER

The Visitor Center above Pittsburgh Landing is, of course, a logical place to start. The basic history of the battle and its importance is laid out here in movies and exhibits. There is a book store...
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U.S.S. TYLER AND LEXINGTON

Steam –powered gunboats were a major factor in the successful Federal penetration into the riverine regions of the Confederate west. Mobility and firepower provided by the boats gave the Union a huge...
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CAVALRY UNITS

As noted on the Illinois Cavalry monument, “‘The nature of this battle was such that cavalry could not be used in front. I therefore formed ours into line in the rear.’ Grant”. There are four separate...
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GARFIELD’S BRIGADE

The next brigade of Thomas J. Wood’s division to reach Pittsburgh Landing was the green brigade commanded by Brigadier General James A. Garfield. They arrived just as the battle was over led by Wood,...
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WAGNER’S BRIGADE

George D. Wagner was a prosperous farmer in Indiana before the war. As a Republican he was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 1856, moving to the State Senate two years later. With the...
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GIBSON’S BRIGADE

The brigade of Colonel William H. Gibson didn’t reach the battlefield until noon on 7 April, but they were quickly inserted into the fight by divisional command Alexander McCook. They came in on the...
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KIRK’S BRIGADE

Edward Kirk was a successful lawyer and businessman from Illinois before t he war. He raised the 34th Illinois at the onset of the war and would eventually rise to brigade command before Shiloh. At...
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ROUSSEAU’S BRIGADE

Brigadier General Lovell H. Rousseau was an important political figure in the antebellum era in Kentucky and Indiana. The family had originally owned slaves but hard financial times had forced their...
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SMITH’S BRIGADE

William Sooy Smith graduated sixth in his class at West Point in 1853. Resigning his commission the next year to take a job with the Illinois Central Railroad, he went on to start his own engineering...
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BRUCE’S BRIGADE

The men of Colonel Sanders D. Bruce were all from Kentucky – 1st, 2nd and 20th Kentucky. There are no separate regimental monuments. All are placed together on the Kentucky State Monument found just...
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"Where a Misguided Nation Awoke to its Error"
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"SHILOH - PEACE WHERE ONCE THERE WAS ANYTHING BUT"
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"Another somber moment"
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"Shiloh Battlefield"
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