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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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Riots in New York, Bombardment in South Carolina and Murder in Kansas

A bloody week in the cities of New York, Charleston and Lawrence.

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The Bombardment of Charleston and Bragg, Burnside and Rosecrans in Tennessee

August 1863 finds most military action in deep south.

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Tullahoma, Vicksburg, and the Road to Gettysburg

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 … Full Post

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