Place:Pittsburg Landing, Hardin, Tennessee, United States

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NamePittsburg Landing
Alt namesPittsburgh Landingsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47037016
Shilohsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS47037016
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates35.15°N 88.317°W
Located inHardin, Tennessee, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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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. It is located at latitude 35.15222 and longitude -88.32278 with an elevation of .

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

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