Shiloh: Two Days in Hell
outlines the battle and explains how it came about. In less than an hour, you will meet the main participants, understand Union and Confederate troop movements, and learn more about the rise of Sherman
. For those readers who want to know more and understand how contemporary readers learned about the battle, we included the original account published in the Cincinnati Gazette
It's not the complete story, but enough to bring you up to speed, understand the issues of the day, and maybe encourage you to explore more on your own.
Each book includes a timeline to help you see the bigger picture so you can watch events unfold