Missionary Ridge


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Mis·sion·ar·y Ridge

 (mĭsh′ə-nĕr′ē)
A range of hills in southeast Tennessee and northwest Georgia. It was the site of an important Union victory (November 25, 1863) in the Civil War.

Missionary Ridge

n
(Placename) a ridge in NW Georgia and SE Tennessee: site of a battle (1863) during the Civil War: Northern victory leading to the campaign in Georgia

Mis′sionary Ridge′


n.
a ridge in NW Georgia and SE Tennessee: Civil War battle 1863.
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Although he was not in action in any of the actual engagements of the war, he was in the Union lines near the enemy at Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain.
In 2014, nearly 50 acres on Missionary Ridge in Hamilton County were purchased and protected for use as a city park.
For planting the regimental colors on enemy works at the crest of Missionary Ridge at Chattanooga on Nov.
This groundbreaking work resolves such controversies as Grant's drunken partying with the enemy, unfairly blaming Lew Wallace for the slow march to Shiloh, pretending to possess a plan to pass Vicksburg, taking credit for the charge up Missionary Ridge, leaving wounded men to die between the lines at Cold Harbor, and mistreating Black soldiers and civilians.
During the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Stanton rode the entire length of this ridge to warn Major General Patrick Cleburne to withdraw," shares Holder.
This rustic golden retriever paradise had its own dark side as displayed by raging windstorms, blizzards, and the 2002 Missionary Ridge Fire, in which an uncontrollable blaze burned for weeks, sparing the ranch but destroying 71,000 acres, fifty-seven homes, and miraculously, killing only one person.
He summed up the Missionary Ridge assault simply with this comment: "It was hard work but we must do it.
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Having fun while learning to provide excellent resident care is a great way of getting everyone involved," says Donna Adams, director of nursing at Life Care Center of Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
His father, Arthur MacArthur, earned the Congressional Medal of Honor at the age of 19 for leading Wisconsin volunteers up the slopes of Missionary Ridge during the Civil War Battle of Chattanooga.
Upon disembarking from Air Force One on the tarmac of the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, the President presented Debbie with the President's Volunteer Award in recognition of her many years of service at Life Care Center of Missionary Ridge.

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