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Who won the Battle of Shiloh?

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Union Forces under general Grant won the Battle of Shiloh after the Confederate forces were forced to retreat to Corinth. The battle was fought between April 6 and April 7, 1862. The battle started after a surprise attack by the Confederates on the Union army in southwestern Tennessee.

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The Battle of Shiloh is considered to be one of the major battles during the early stages of the American Civil War. The battle resulted in a combined casualty count of over 23,000, with 13,000 coming from the victorious Union forces. General Albert Sidney Johnston led the Confederate forces during this battle.

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