battle of Pittsburgh Landing


battle of Pittsburgh Landing
noun
the second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory
Syn: ↑Shiloh, ↑battle of Shiloh
Regions: ↑Tennessee, ↑Volunteer State, ↑TN
Instance Hypernyms: ↑pitched battle

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