Braxton Bragg

Bloody Battle at Chickamauga

On September 19-20, 1863 the Union Army of the Cumberland under William Rosecrans and the Confederate Army of Tennessee under Braxton Bragg met in a bloody battle that resulted in a Confederate victory, but one that failed to be decisive … Full Post

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The Confederates Evacuate Battery Wagner and Chattanooga

Increasing Union pressure forced the Confederate to evacuate Battery Wager near Charleston, while William Rosecrans maneuvered against Braxton Bragg’s near Chattanooga, Tennessee.  The construction of the Laird Rams caused a diplomatic controversy between the United States and Great Britain.

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