Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee

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"Pittsburg Landing" redirects here. For the place in Idaho, see Pittsburg Landing, Idaho.

Pittsburg Landing is a river landing on the west bank of the Tennessee River in Hardin County, Tennessee. It was named for "Pitts" Tucker who operated a tavern at the site in the years preceding the Civil War.[1] It is located at latitude 35.15222 and longitude -88.32278 with an elevation of 482 feet (147 m).

The Battle of Pittsburg Landing, also known as the Battle of Shiloh, was fought here on April 6–7, 1862.


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Coordinates: 35°09′08″N 88°19′22″W / 35.15222°N 88.32278°W / 35.15222; -88.32278