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Each of the five marked Confederate burial trenches at Shiloh has a similar look. They are very plain, having only an official marker (seen up close in photo below) and a small stone monument from the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Many of these UDC and Sons of Confederate Veterans markers and monuments date back to the early decades of  the 20th century. The burial trench pictured above has nothing other than these simple markers to indicate its existence.

Each of the five marked Confederate burial trenches at Shiloh has a similar look. They are very plain, having only an official marker (seen up close in photo below) and a small stone monument from the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Many of these UDC and Sons of Confederate Veterans markers and monuments date back to the early decades of the 20th century. The burial trench pictured above has nothing other than these simple markers to indicate its existence.

Shiloh National Military Park Shiloh Battlefield - Hornet's Nest There is perhaps no more famous Civil War icon than the Hornet's Nest at Shiloh. Ranking with Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg, Bloody Lane at Antietam, and the Stone Wall at Fredericksburg, Shiloh's Hornet's Nest is well known to even the most novice Civil War student.

Shiloh National Military Park Shiloh Battlefield - Hornet's Nest There is perhaps no more famous Civil War icon than the Hornet's Nest at Shiloh. Ranking with Pickett's Charge at Gettysburg, Bloody Lane at Antietam, and the Stone Wall at Fredericksburg,

*GETTYSBURG, PA ~ soldiers in the wheatfield near the Emmittsburg road; another view

Dead soldiers in the wheatfield near the Emmittsburg Road, Gettysburg, Pa.

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