Definition of Battle of Pittsburgh Landing

1. Noun. The second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory.

Exact synonyms: Battle Of Shiloh, Shiloh
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: American Civil War, United States Civil War, War Between The States
Geographical relationships: Tennessee, Tn, Volunteer State



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Pittsburgh Landing

battle of Issus
battle of Ivry
battle of Jutland
battle of Langside
battle of Leuctra
battle of Lule Burgas
battle of Lutzen
battle of Marathon
battle of Marston Moor
battle of Minden
battle of Navarino
battle of Omdurman
battle of Panipat
battle of Pharsalus
battle of Philippi
battle of Pittsburgh Landing (current term)
battle of Plataea
battle of Poitiers
battle of Rossbach
battle of Saratoga
battle of Sempatch
battle of Shiloh
battle of Soissons-Reims
battle of Solferino
battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse
battle of St Mihiel
battle of Tannenberg
battle of Tertry
battle of Teutoburger Wald

Literary usage of Battle of Pittsburgh Landing

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1. Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-1865 by Minnesota, Charles Eugene Flandrau (1890)
"battle of Pittsburgh Landing. The evening of April 4th, orders were received transferring us to ..."

2. The Life of John A. Rawlins: Lawyer, Assistant Adjutant-general, Chief of by James Harrison Wilson (1916)
"THE battle of Pittsburgh Landing or of Shiloh Meeting House took place on Sunday, April 6, 1862. It was brought on by the Confederate forces, ..."

3. Our Rulers and Our Rights: Or, Outlines of the United States Government; Its by Anson Willis (1869)
"April 6-7—battle of Pittsburgh Landing or Shiloh, on the Tennessee river ; the Unionists victorious—Southern Gen. AS Johnson, killed, and 3000 of his men. ..."

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