What I Saw at Shiloh

  • by Ambrose Bierce
  • Narrated by John Michaels
  • 0 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In this missive, Ambrose Bierce recounts two days -April 6, and April 7, 1862 - perhaps the two most significant days of his life. He and over 100,000 other combatants have gathered about a small church near the town of Corinth, "a wretched place - the capital of a swamp, two days' march west of the Tennessee River". The church is Shiloh, and it will lend its name to the great battle that is to take place there.


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Customer Reviews

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very informitive puts listener on battlefield

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

yes,very discriptive

What other book might you compare What I Saw at Shiloh to and why?

red badge of courage

Have you listened to any of John Michaels’s other performances before? How does this one compare?


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

yes,when young soulder asks officer if he may kill a badly wounded man to relive his suffering.

Any additional comments?

narration is excelent

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- angus

Vivid description of a Civil War battlefield

Very interesting description of what its like to be in the thick of battle. In a word, horrific.
Interesting book, I recommend this to anyone who loves to be transported to a different era.
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- Miriam

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-24-2012
  • Publisher: Spoken Realms