Grant removed from field command for costly victory at Shiloh 150 years ago today (1862)


Video: April 11, 1862 (at 47:45)

(Friday, April 11, 1862, during the American Civil War) — U.S. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant was removed from field command today by Gen. Henry W. Halleck after the frightful losses (including nearly 3,500 deaths) in the victory of the Battle of Shiloh.

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