Tullahoma, Vicksburg, and the Road to Gettysburg

Tullahoma Campaign

In Late June, 1863, General William Rosecrans successfully maneuvered his army to capture the Confederate position at Tullahoma, Tennessee, while the Federals exploded a mine beneath the Confederate defenses at Vicksburg.  In the east Robert E. Lee’s Army moved farther into Pennsylvania and George Meade took command of the Army of Northern Virginia.

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