Chattanooga Campaign

Confederate Victory at Sabine Pass

A small Confederate force under Richard “Dick” Dowling stopped a much larger Union fleet at Sabine Pass, while Confederate troops were forced to evacuate Chattanooga, setting the stage for the battle of Chickamauga.

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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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