A History and Guide to the Monuments of Shiloh National Park

A History and Guide to the Monuments of Shiloh National Park

by Stacy W. Reaves


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The events of the Battle of Shiloh are characterized by acts of bravery, sacrifice, and uncommon valor. After the Civil War, northerners and southerners alike were compelled by another sense of duty at Shiloh the duty of remembrance. Established just over three decades after the battle ended, Shiloh National Park gave veteran groups from states across the country an opportunity to memorialize their regiment's specific contributions. Each monument, like the soldiers themselves, has a story to tell. A History and Guide to the Monuments of Shiloh National Park recounts the history of the park's creation and the monuments' construction. Join former Shiloh National Park interpreter and seasonal guide Stacy W. Reeves as she charts the paths through the park's grounds and traces its fascinating history.

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ISBN-13: 9781609494124
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 02/10/2012
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Dr. Stacy Reaves received her PhD from Oklahoma State University and is currently an adjunct professor of history and geography at Tulsa Community College. With a bachelor's degree in historic preservation, she has served as a museum director at Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum, museum curator at Sapulpa Historical Society and museum technician at Fort Sill Museum. She worked as a park interpreter and seasonal park ranger at the Shiloh National Military Park for five years. Dr. Reaves's writing has appeared in the Chronicles of Oklahoma, North and South Magazine, the Journal of the West and the Journal of Military History.

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