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Tag Archives: Battle of Pittsburg Landing
After the Battle of Shiloh, Major General Henry W. Halleck, commander of Union forces in the West, was so upset at Grant’s performace and the awful casualties at Shiloh, assumed field command and put Major General George H. Thomas in command of … Continue reading
On April 12, 1862, a friend of Jefferson Patterson, John Jones, wrote Jefferson a letter about his son’s participation in the Battle of Shiloh. The son, 1st Lieutenant Frank Jones, was a member of the 13th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company K. The … Continue reading