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.
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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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. ..."