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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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"Why have you halted?" roared the commander of a division and Chickamauga, who had ordered a charge; "move forward, sir, at once."
Critique: Impressively well researched, exceptionally well written, deftly organized and presented, "The Chickamauga Campaign_Glory or the Grave" is enhanced with the inclusion of a fifty-nine page Index.
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She leaves 3 sons: Michael and his wife Elaine Casey, and Ed Casey of Worcester, and Brian and his wife Kelly Casey of Chickamauga, GA; a daughter, Debi Sharleville of Millbury; 2 sisters: Joyce Mulrain and her husband Arthur of Cotuit, MA, and Barbara Mongano and her husband James of Andover, MA; 8 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and her many friends at Colony Retirement Homes.
However, while the First Corps played a significant role in the Confederate victory at Chickamauga, afterwards the general's personal conflicts with several of his subordinate officers, as well as with Braxton Bragg, took their toll on the Corps' effectiveness.
The battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga and the organizations engaged.
In 1890, Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park in Georgia became the very first site that our country set aside for historical purposes.
Long stories such as "The Web of Earth" and "Chickamauga" would suggest that Wolfe retained his interest in the hills late into his career, but in the final analysis, does he belong to Altamont or to Brooklyn?
Callaway's Twenty-eighth Alabama participated in Braxton Bragg's ill-fated Kentucky campaign, the Battles of Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and Missionary Ridge.
Principal battles: Buena Vista (near Saltillo, Mexico) (1847); Shiloh (1862); Stones River, Chickamauga (1863).
Troops will re-enact the Battle of Alexander's Bridge/Reed's Bridge (which was part of the Battle of Chickamauga) starting at 10 a.m.
He describes the infantry from its muster in Pontiac, Michigan; to its call of duty under Brigadier General Gordon Granger, who joined the troops of Major-General George Thomas to save the Union left flank in the battle of Chickamauga; to its stand on Horseshoe Ridge with two Ohio regiments before being surrounded and captured.