The Battle of Shiloh

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					        The Battle of                                        Shiloh
By Captain John T. Shelton

Each session of the Engineer Captain’s Career Course
(ECCC) is required to write an article analyzing a historical
battle, a
				
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Description: Phase I After the fierce fighting on 6 April, both the Union and Confederate Armies needed resupplies of men, food, water, ammunition, and artillery.6 The Union received reinforcements in the early morning of 7 April, and this marked the beginning of Phase I. The Army of Mississippi did not receive reinforcements, and many of the Confederate forces had no command and control higher than the company or platoon level. Grant used surprise, which in this attack was the most important characteristic, to keep the enemy from knowing he had gained additional men and supplies and launched a frontal assault against unprepared and under-equipped Confederate forces.
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