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Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge Kayak Tour
"On this tour you will visit a portion of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge that no driving tourist can reach.  This refuge was established by Congress in 1980 to preserve the coastal dune ecosystem to protect threatened and endangered species to provide compatible recreational opportunities and to serve as a living laboratory for students and scientists  Regularly and recently observed birds in BSNWR: Red-bellied Woodpecker Belted King Fisher Great Blue Heron
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Party Bike Pub Crawl in Midtown Memphis
"Choose to join the party at either 3pm on Saturdays and Sundays or 7pm on Wednesdays. BYOB meet your professional guide and fellow pedalers at Overton Square and pick your seat on the party bike. Start pedaling with a group of 8-16 people and glide into the streets of Memphis to begin your 2-hour pub crawl. Have your own party on the bike as you pedal down the street. Be entertained by your guide who keeps the good times going with upbeat music and drinking games. Take a break at pubs along the way or even go to restaurants and browse shops. Have a night to remember on this exciting party bike.""""Pedal your way through Memphis on this unique
From $30.00
 
City of Memphis Tour
"Explore Memphis with us!   We will pick you up from your hotel and drop you back off after the tour is over.   You will see the following places during your 2.5 hour excursion on our shuttle bus.  We will do a drive by of Downtown Memphis and the ""Might Stroll down Beale Street hear some Blues see Cotton Row Victorian Village these are homes built in the early 1800's check out the TWO KINGS BB King and Elvis Presley at the I-40 Welcome Center Lorraine Hotel (the site of Dr. King assassination)
From $24.00

More Things to Do in Shiloh National Military Park

WHITTLESEY’S BRIGADE

Charles Whittlesey was an 1831 graduate of West Point. He resigned from the army after the Black Hawk War in 1832. After a stint as a lawyer and a journalist, Whittlesey became a geologist known for...
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Apr 27, 2015

MCDOWELL’S BRIGADE

John A. McDowell was the younger brother of Irwin McDowell, the Federal general who was in command at the Battle of the First Bull Run/Manassas. John was not a graduate of West Point like his brother,...
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May 27, 2014

SIEGE GUNS AND GRANT’S “LAST LINE”

Grant had brought along a battery of 24 pound siege guns to use later at Corinth, if needed. The guns – Battery B 2nd Illinois Light Artillery were situated just above Pittsburgh Landing as the battle...
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May 25, 2014

REGIMENTS NOT BRIGADED AT SHILOH

Three regiments made it to the Army of the Tennessee too late to be included in a brigade. All three saw plenty of action as they were inserted into the points of greatest need. Alexander Chambers - a...
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May 25, 2014

THAYER’S BRIGADE

John M. Thayer, a native of Massachusetts, had moved to Nebraska before the war becoming a farmer near Omaha. He was active in both GOP circles and the local militia and became the colonel of the 1st...
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May 25, 2014

SMITH’S BRIGADE

Now we come to the three brigades of Lew Wallace’s division. Wallace’s wartime career would suffer a grievous blow on 6 April. His men were stationed at Crump’s Landing on the opposite side of the...
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May 25, 2014
 
 
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66TH ILLINOIS VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT

This regiment was known as the 14th Missouri Volunteers here at Shiloh. They were a multistate specialized regiment of sharpshooters originally raised as Birgie's Western Sharpshooters - in the Army...
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May 25, 2014

MCARTHUR'S BRIGADE

Brigadier general John McArthur was an emigrant from Scotland in his early 20's coming to Chicago where he eventually set up an iron works before the war. At the outbreak of the war, McArthur became...
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May 25, 2014

WILLIAMS' BRIGADE

Nelson Williams had attended West Point for a year in 1839 before flunking out the following year. He worked for awhile in New York before moving to Iowa in 1855. With the onset of war, Williams...
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May 25, 2014

LAUMAN'S BRIGADE

Jacob Lauman helped to recruit the 7th Iowa at the onset of the war becoming the regiment's colonel. He led the regiment at Belmont where he was severely wounded in the left thigh. At Fort Donelson,...
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May 25, 2014

TUTTLE'S BRIGADE

Colonel James Tuttle's brigade was comprised of four Iowan regiments - he had been in part responsible for raising the 2nd Iowa. As a part of W.H.L. Wallace's division on the morning of 6 April, the...
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May 25, 2014

SWEENY'S BRIGADE

The brigade of Thomas W. Sweeny was one of the largest on the fields of Shiloh - six regiments, five from Illinois. With the onset of the fighting, W.H.L. Wallace's division came forward from their...
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May 25, 2014

STUART'S BRIGADE

Colonel David Stuart sought redemption for his tattered reputation on the battlefields of the Civil War. A graduate of Amherst, he had practiced law in Detroit and had served one term in the U.S....
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May 25, 2014

VEATCH’S BRIGADE

James C. Veatch had been a lawyer and State legislator in Indiana prior to the war. With the onset, he was given command of the 25th Indiana Infantry which he led into battle at Fort Donelson....
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May 24, 2014

Top 5 Shiloh National Military Park Writers

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doug48

"shiloh national military park"
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mrclay2000

"Where a Misguided Nation Awoke to its Error"
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mtncorg

"SHILOH - PEACE WHERE ONCE THERE WAS ANYTHING BUT"
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"Another somber moment"
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Ewingjr98

"Shiloh Battlefield"
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