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Shiloh National Cemetery was established in 1866. In that year, the War Department removed the Federal bodies from the battlefield and placed them in the cemetery. Today, around 4,000 military veterans lay in the quiet and secluded location on the banks of the Tennessee River.

Shiloh National Military Park is open every day except Christmas Day from dawn until dusk. The park visitor center and bookstore are open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Shiloh National Military Park is located west of the Natchez Trace Parkway in Tennessee near the Mississippi state line. If you are traveling south on the Trace, exit onto US 64 at milepost 370 and go west through Waynesboro and Savannah to the park area. If you are traveling north on the Trace, exit onto Mississippi Highway 145 near Tupelo, then go north on US 45, and travel north through Corinth and onto the park area. Or, you can exit the Trace onto US 72 at milepost 320 and travel west to Corinth and then north to the park area.

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