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 Harsh Winter of 1863 and General Lee’s Concerns Over the Welfare of His Army and the Suffering of his Soldiers

The winter of 1862-1863 was more severe than any for the past two decades. Insufficient shelter and clothing and scanty rations become a major concern to the Confederate Army.

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Two Generals in Trouble

Ambrose Burnside’s command is ended by mud and political intrigue while Braxton Bragg continues to be on the hot seat.

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