In Bobbie Ann Mason's "Shiloh," what happens when the characters get to Shiloh?

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"Shiloh" is the title story from Bobbie Ann Mason's 1982 anthology Shiloh and Other Stories.

The disaffected couple in "Shiloh," Norma Jean and Leroy, visit the Civil War memorial at Shiloh in an attempt to rekindle their relationship. However, the attempt fails because of the rift brought between them by Leroy's injury, Norma Jean's mother's interference, and their mutual failure to sit down and talk things out.

Leroy is trying to comprehend that his marriage is...

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