HyperDic: battle_of_shiloh

English > 1 sense of the expression battle of Shiloh:
NOUNactbattle of Shiloh, Shiloh, battle of Pittsburgh Landingthe second great battle of the American Civil War (1862)
English > battle of Shiloh: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningThe 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.
SynonymsShiloh, battle of Pittsburgh Landing
Instance ofpitched battleA fierce battle fought in close combat between troops in predetermined positions at a chosen time and place
Part ofAmerican Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the Statescivil war in the United States between the North and the South
RegionTennessee, Volunteer State, TN, Tenn.A state in east central United States
Spanishbatalla de Shiloh, Shiloh

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