battle of Chickamauga

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Noun1.battle of Chickamauga - a Confederate victory in the American Civil War (1863)battle of 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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The name lived up to that grim sobriquet in September 1863 when the Union Army of the Cumberland and Confederate Army of Tennessee waged a sprawling bloody combat along the banks of West Chickamauga Creek.
Among them are a road guide to the Harpeth River and Stones River fault zones on the northwest flank of the Nashville dome in central Tennessee, coal mining impacts and remediation in the North Chickamauga Creek upper watershed near Chattanooga, stratigraphy and depositional environments in the Silurian Red Mountain Formation of the southern Appalachian basin, Sequatchie Valley structure and stratigraphy, and the sedimentary architecture of basinal Fort Payne (Mississippian) deposits: mixed-carbonate-clastic channels and Waulsortian-like mounds.
Rosecrans and Confederate General Braxton Bragg; their personalities, strengths, and weaknesses and effects on the battle's outcome; and how Rosecrans's maneuvers in the late summer of 1863 and the blitzkrieg movements across middle Tennessee led to Bragg's decision to fight along Chickamauga Creek in northern Georgia.
On September 19th, on the banks of Chickamauga Creek, 12 miles from Chattanooga and just across the border into Georgia, Confederate General Braxton Bragg and the Army of the Tennessee attacked.
Initially, Cozzens leads the reader through the maneuvering that brought Rosecrans' army and the forces of Braxton Bragg together at Chickamauga Creek in September 1863.