START AT SMALL CONCRETE MARKER LOCATED ABOUT 23 FT. EASTt(135 deg) OF THE ENTERING SHILOH NATIONAL MILITARY PARK SIGN LOCATED ON TENN. HIGHWAY #22 NORTHWEST OF PEACH ORCHARD RESTAURANT. THIS MARKER IS LABELED 'HWY RW'. .

1.  From the HWY RW concrete marker hike 13 degrees for 1400 feet to a red plaque in Wood's Field. AT WHICH TIME WAS THIS BATTALION, WHICH HELD ITS GROUND AFTER BEING ATTACKED WHILE ON PICKET DUTY, RELIEVED BY BRIGADE?
2.  From here hike 76 degrees for 900 feet to a blue plaque in Fraley Field. AFTER THIS RECONNOITERING PARTY FELL BACK FROM THIS POSITION WHERE DID THEY NEXT SEE ACTION?
3.  From here hike to the intersection of Reconnoitering Road and Corinth - Pittsburg Landing Road by going 72 degrees for 450 feet. There is a red plaque to your right (as you face east) telling about Arkansas units engaged here. TO WHOSE CORPS WERE THEY ASSIGNED?
4.  Walk down Reconnoitering Road until you reach a red plaque for 7th Arkansas and 2nd Arkansas. From this red plaque hike 345 degrees for 1250 feet to find a red plaque telling about Wood's Brigade. WHAT FOUR STATES FURNISHED UNITS TO THIS BRIGADE?
5.  From here hike on 346 degrees for 500 feet to a blue union Burial plaque. MEN FROM WHAT STATE WERE ORIGINALLY BURIED HERE?
6.  From here hike 306 degrees for 600 feet to the Ohio 53rd Infantry Monument located in Rhea Field. WHO COMMANDED THE 3RD BRIGADE TO WHICH THIS REGIMENT WAS ASSIGNED?
7.  From here hike 107 degrees for 1950 feet to reach the Peabody Mortuary Monument. IN WHAT WAY IS THE SMALL STACK OF CANNON BALLS ON THE FRONT RIGHT CORNER (AS YOU FACE THE MONUMENT) DIFFERENT FROM THE OTHER TACKS OF CANNON BALLS?
8.  From here hike 95 degrees for 2050 feet to find a red plaque on Eastern Corinth Road for Robertson Alabama Battery. THIS BATTERY WAS ASSIGNED TO WHOSE BRIGADE?
9.  Follow the path eastwardly to reach the Prentiss Headquarters Monument. ON WHICH SIDE (COMPASS POINT AS EAST, WEST, ETC.) IS THE NAME "PRENTISS" LOCATED? 
10.  Now from here hike 350 degrees for 1400 feet to reach the Louisiana Monument. WHAT THREE LATIN WORDS ARE SHOWN AT THE BOTTOM LEFT SIDE (AS YOU FACE IT) OF THE FRONT OF THE LOUISIANA CRESCENT REGIMENT MONUMENT?
11.  From here hike 70 degrees for 750 feet to locate a red square plaque telling about a charge made here by Forrest's Cavalry. AT WHAT TIME WAS FORREST'S CALVARY IN ACTION HERE?
12.  From here hike on 66 degrees for 850 feet to reach the Illinois 32ND Infantry monument located in the Peach Orchard. AT WHAT TIME DID THIS REGIMENT FIGHT HERE IN THIS AREA?
13.  From here hike on 107 degrees for 1200 feet to reach the Johnston Mortuary Monument. AT WHAT TIME DOES THE PLAQUE SAY GENERAL JOHNSTON DIED?
14.  From here (stand in the road on north side of the Monument) hike 24 degrees for 300 feet to reach the Illinois 9TH Infantry Monument. WHAT WAS THE TOTAL LOST (KILLED, WOUNDED, MISSING) FOR THIS REGIMENT?
15.  From here hike 357 degrees for 1100 feet to reach the Ohio 6TH Infantry Monument. WHEN DID THIS REGIMENT ADVANCE TO THIS POINT?
16.  From here hike 283 degrees for 450 feet to reach the U.S. Artillery Monument close to the Bloody Pond. WHO WAS THE CAPTAIN IN COMMAND OF THE 5TH U.S. ARTILLERY?
17.  From here hike 321 degrees for 450 feet to reach the Indiana 9th Infantry Monument located in Wicker Field. WHO WAS THE COLONEL IN COMMAND OF THIS REGIMENT?
18.  From here hike on 337 degrees for 500 feet to reach the Illinois Battery F Monument commanded by Captain John Wesley Powell. AT WHAT TIME WAS THIS BATTERY IN ACTION HERE?
19.  From here hike 340 degrees for 1550 feet to reach the impressive U D C Confederate Monument. Read the bronze plaque on the backside of this large monument. HOW MANY ORGANIZATIONS OF INFANTRY DID THE STATES OF THE SOUTH SEND TO SHILOH?
20.  From here hike 42 degrees for 1100 feet to reach General Hurlbut's Headquarters located on Hamburg - Savannah Road near Riverside Drive. WHO COMMANDED THE 3rd BRIGADE OF HURLBUT'S FOURTH DIVISION?
21.  From here hike northwards on Hamburg - Savannah Road to reach the Michigan Monument located at the intersection with Corinth - Pittsburg Landing Road. HOW MANY MEN WERE LISTED AS MISSING IN ACTION BY THE  12th MICHIGAN INFANTRY?
22.  From the Michigan Monument hike 40 degrees for 1300 feet to reach a red plaque for Anderson's 2nd Brigade. NAME THREE STATES THAT FURNISHED TROOPS WHO SAW ACTION HERE?
23.  From here hike 96 degrees for 350 feet to reach a red plaque for the 22nd Alabama and 1st Louisiana. AT WHAT TIME OF DAY DID THESE UNITS REACH THIS POINT?
24.  From here hike 96 degrees for 650 feet to reach a red plaque for Jackson's Brigade. HOW LONG AND WHEN DID THIS BRIGADE FIGHT IN THIS AREA?
25.  From here hike 72 degrees for 900 feet to reach a red plaque for Chalmer's Brigade. This plaque marks the Confederate closest approach to Pittsburg Landing during the Battle of Shiloh. TO WHOSE CORPS WAS THIS BRIGADE ASSIGNED?
26.  From here hike 356 degrees for 1650 feet to reach General W.H.L. Wallace's Headquarters, the only division camp not captured by the Confederates the first day of the battle. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE COLONEL WHO COMMANDED THE 3RD BRIGADE OF THIS DIVISION UNTIL WOUNDED?
27.  From here hike 87 degrees for 300 feet to reach the Illinois Calvary Monument located near the Park Visitors' Center. HOW MANY SIDES (AND BRONZE PLAQUES) DOES THIS ILLINOIS CALVARY MONUMENT HAVE?
Now you many want to take a break, eat lunch, visit the museum, see the movie, etc., before resuming the trail.
28.  Hike westwards from the Visitors' Center to the large Parrott guns in Grant's Last Line-at the intersection of Grant Road and Corinth - Pittsburg Landing Road. From this Monument for Illinois Siege Guns hike 288 degrees for 400 feet to reach Ohio 64th Infantry Monument. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE FAMOUS AMERICAN WHO COMMANDED THE 20th BRIGADE WHICH INCLUDED THIS BRIGADE?
29.  From here hike on 236 degrees for 2400 feet to reach Veatch's Brigade Headquarters Monument located on Lew Wallace Road. COUNT THE CANNONBALLS ON THE BOTTOM ROW OF ON SIDE--HOW MANY ARE THERE?
30.  From here hike 239 degrees for 1300 feet to reach Illinois 52nd Infantry Monument located on Cavalry Road. TO WHOSE DIVISION WAS THIS REGIMENT ASSIGNED?
31.  From here hike 248 degrees for 700 feet to reach a red plaque for Wharton's Texas Cavalry. WHEN DID THIS UNIT SEE ACTION HERE?
32.  Return to Cavalry Road and hike westwards along the road until you come to a blue oval plaque on your right for McAllister Illinois Battery. This plaque is located north of Tilghman Creek and is at the edge of Jones Field. From this blue oval plaque hike 223 degrees for 650 feet to reach the Iowa 16TH Infantry Monument also located in Jones Field. WHO WAS THE COLONEL IN COMMAND OF THIS REGIMENT UNTIL WOUNDED?
33.  From here hike 228 degrees for 1450 feet to reach Ohio 46th Infantry Monument. WHO WAS THE COLONEL IN COMMAND OF THIS REGIMENT?
34. From here hike 177 degrees for 800 feet to reach Illinois 40th Infantry Monument. WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE COLONEL WHO WAS WOUNDED WHILE COMMANDING THIS REGIMENT?
35.  From here hike 225 degrees for 500 feet to the Indiana 29th Infantry Monument located near another Confederate Burial Trench. TO WHOSE DIVISION WAS THIS REGIMENT ASSIGNED?
36.  From here hike 184 degrees for 1200 feet to Illinois 43rd Infantry Monument located on the Hamburg - Purdy Road near the large Illinois State Monument. ?WHAT WAS THE TOTAL CASUALTIES (KILLED, WOUNDED, and MISSING) FOR THIS REGIMENT?
37.  From here hike 191 degrees for 700 feet to reach General W.T. Sherman's Headquarters. ON WHICH SIDE OF THIS MONUMENT (COMPASS POINT AS EAST, WEST, ETC.) IS THE NAME "SHERMAN" LOCATED?
38.  From here hike 218 degrees for 900 feet to reach the Illinois 17 Infantry Monument located behind Shiloh Church. AT WHAT TIME DID THIS REGIMENT FIRST SEE ACTION IN THIS BATTLE?
39.  From here hike 260 degrees for 550 feet to reach the 2nd Tennessee Monument. ONLY ONE PERSON IS IDENTIFIED AS A DOCTOR IN THE INSCRIPTION ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THIS MONUMENT--WHAT IS THIS DOCTOR'S NAME?
40.  Now hike southeastward to reach Corinth - Pittsburg Landing Road and go South on Corinth - Pittsburg Landing Road. Hike past the turnoff to Beauregard Road staying on Corinth - Pittsburg Landing Road until you see the First confederate Artillery Line on your right. Locate a red plaque for Washington's Louisiana Battery. AT WHAT TIME DID THIS BATTERY GO IN ACTION HERE?
From this plaque hike 184 degrees for 2500 feet to reach the blue plaque in Fraley Field - this is where you were at point 2 or question number 2, early in the hike.
From this blue plaque in Fraley Field hike 256 degrees for 900 feet to a red plaque in Wood Field.
From here finish the trail by following 193 degrees for 1400 feet to the Starting Point.