The Battle of Shiloh in southwestern Tennessee during the American Civil War. (1862)
- An example of Shiloh is the capital of Israel before the Jerusalem Temple was built.
- An example of Shiloh is the location of the Civil War Battle of Shiloh that was fought from April 6, 1862, to April 7, 1862.
Shiloh is an ancient village in Palestine written about in the Bible as a meeting place for the Israelites and the location of the tabernacle where the Ark of the Covenant was kept until about the 4th century.Shiloh is a national military park in southwest Tennessee where a major Civil War battle was fought.
national military park in SW Tenn., on the Tennessee River: scene of a Civil War battle (1862)
Origin of Shilohafter an ancient town in Israel: see Joshua 18:1
- An ancient village of central Palestine northwest of the Dead Sea. In the Bible, it was a meeting place and sanctuary for the Israelites and the site of a tabernacle where the Ark of the Covenant was kept until its capture by the Philistines.
- A locality in southwest Tennessee east of Memphis. The Civil War Battle of Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862) ended in the withdrawal of Confederate troops but claimed more than 10,000 casualties on both the Union and Confederate sides.