battle of Chattanooga


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Noun1.battle of Chattanooga - in the American Civil War (1863) the Union armies of Hooker, Thomas, and Sherman under the command of Ulysses S. Grant won a decisive victory over the Confederate Army under Braxton Bragg
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
Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State - a state in east central United States
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For those who don't know their American (or military) history, the 1863 Battle of Chattanooga was not only one of the most pivotal of the Civil War; it was also the least understood.
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.
Longacre covers Grant's campaigns from his command of a volunteer regiment capturing Fort Donelson through the Battle of Shiloh, the siege of Vicksburg, Battle of Chattanooga, the Second Wilderness Campaign of 1864, and the siege of Petersburg.