Reflections of History

April 6th: The Battle of Shiloh Begins

April 6th: The Battle of Shiloh Begins

Reflections of History - April 6, 2022 - 04:37

On April 6th, 1862, in Hardin County, Tennessee, The Battle of Shiloh began.

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On April 5th, 1955, in London, England, Winston Churchill resigned as Prime Minister of Great Britain.

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About The Show

C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the 2021 Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope, Through History, join together again for a brand-new series that will guide listeners through critical moments in our history. Every Monday through Friday, Meacham travels back to impactful events that occurred on that date in history—the birth of a visionary filmmaker, the debut of an iconic athlete, the discovery of a lifesaving cure, a triumphant legal victory. You’ll learn how that event shaped politics, art, culture, sports and science, and why it’s still relevant today.