Timothy Arnold

National Park Service Ranger Timothy Arnold, shown at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, will offer two special hikes at 10 a.m. on Saturday and again on Saturday, June 25 at Shiloh National Military Park entitled “Nelson’s Division Pushes the Left.” Pre-registration is required to participate in the hike. Please call the park visitor center at 731-689-5696 to register.

SHILOH, Tenn. — Shiloh National Military Park has announced two special ranger-led hikes in June entitled “Nelson’s Division Pushes the Left” on Saturday, June 11, and Saturday, June 25.

Follow Ranger Timothy Arnold and retrace the steps of General William “Bull” Nelson’s Division as they pushed the Confederate right flank.

Participants will learn about General Nelson and his three brigade commanders. Ranger Arnold will discuss their struggles to finish off the Confederates in Sarah Bell’s Farm and the stubborn Confederate counterattacks.

The hike will take place from 10 a.m. – noon on both Saturdays and hikers will meet at the park Visitor Center before driving out to the starting point of the hike.

The distance of the hike is about two miles over moderate terrain. Participants should wear clothing and footwear appropriate for the weather. Insect repellent, sunscreen, and water are recommended.

Pre-registration is required to participate in the hike. Please call the park visitor center at 731-689-5696 to register.

(For more information on this and other park events please visit their website at www.nps.gov/shil, find them on Facebook at facebook.com/Shiloh

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