Suspicious wildfire burns eight acres at Shiloh Battlefield

Feb. 13– Shiloh National Military Park Superintendent Dale Wilkerson reports that Shiloh battlefield experienced a wildfire late yesterday afternoon in historic Duncan Field.

He said the wildfire driven by gusting winds burned across roughly eight acres of the western section of the field and into adjacent forest. It started along the south edge of the battlefield auto tour route on the historic Corinth-Pittsburg Landing Road.

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