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A city of extreme northwest Georgia south of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Confederate troops led by Braxton Bragg defeated Union forces here on September 19-20, 1863.


(ˌtʃɪk əˈmɔ gə)

a creek in NW Georgia: scene of a Confederate victory 1863.
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Noun1.Chickamauga - a Confederate victory in the American Civil War (1863)Chickamauga - a Confederate victory in the American Civil War (1863); Confederate forces under Braxton Bragg defeated Union forces
American Civil War, United States Civil War, War between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
Alabama, Camellia State, Heart of Dixie, AL - a state in the southeastern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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Chickamauga, who had ordered a charge; "move forward, sir, at once.
Fort Oglethorpe, GA: On Sunday, March 4, at 2 pm, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will provide a 1-hour, ranger-facilitated discussion on the environmental impact of the Civil War on Chattanooga.
During the American Civil War, Hilliard's Legion (a part of Archibald Gracie's Brigade of Alabama Confederates) fought in the battle of Chickamauga.
There is nothing about him in any Lake County histories, Barry said, although his son, Emory, is noted as enlisting in the Army in 1862 and being killed at Chickamauga in 1863.
Elder, an auto racing publicist and football researcher, documents the fighting of Henry Washington HilliardAEs Legion, members of Brigadier General Archibald GracieAEs brigade of Alabama Confederates, at the battle of Chickamauga during the Civil War.
The Confederates, once jubilant at having routed the Federals at Chickamauga and driven them back into the apparent trap of Chattanooga's trenches, found their own circumstances increasingly difficult to bear.
Such was the case for Debary's John Cox, who recently topped a Bassmaster Southern Open on Tennessee's Lake Chickamauga.
As some Rebels were armed with a variety of nonmilitary arms, it is certainly possible the piece could have seen service at the Battle of Chickamauga, though one must be careful of family legends--they are difficult to prove, and there is generally more romance and wishful thinking than scholarship about them.
Duval references the Creek alliance with the Chickamauga Cherokee.
Lake Chickamauga, immediately upstream of Nickajack, gained nationwide attention a couple years ago for big catches of huge largemouth bass.
In addition, he also conducted staff rides to North Georgia, to walk the Chickamauga battlefield with Air Force leaders where he expounded on lessons of military history.
Synopsis: "The Chickamauga Campaign_Glory or the Grave: The Breakthrough, Union Collapse, and the Retreat to Chattanooga, September 20-23, 1863" by David Powell is the second volume in the author's projected three-volume study of this overlooked and largely misunderstood campaign of the American Civil War.