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Great battle of Chicamauga

Samuel C. Reid

Great battle of Chicamauga

a concise history of events from the evacuation of Chattanooga to the defeat of the enemy. Full details of the battle, incidents, & c.

by Samuel C. Reid

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Published by F. Titcomb in Mobile .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy S. C. Reid, "Ora," of the Mobile Tribune
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24594821M


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Enhanced by detailed battle maps and original sketches by the noted artist Keith Rocco, this book will appeal to all Civil War enthusiasts and students of military history.

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It also shows the haunting simularities, not noted in the book, between Chickamauga and Chancellorsville. Both battles included a gap inthe union lines being exploited. Over all, the book is a good read and My serious gratitude to the author for such a fine work/5(7).

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The Battes for Chickamauga THE BATTLE OF CHICKAMAUGA Of Great battle of Chicamauga book of the armies that fought in the American Civil War, none struggled in more scenic or more rugged territory than did the Federal Army of the Cumberland and the Confederate Army of Tennessee.

The Battle of Chickamauga page includes battle maps, history articles, Great battle of Chicamauga book facts, expert videos, web links, and more on this Civil War battle in Georgia. After the successful Tullahoma Campaign, Maj. Gen. William Rosecrans continued the Union offensive, aiming to force Gen.

On September, Braxton Bragg’s Army of Tennessee defeated a Union force commanded by General William Rosecrans in the Battle of Chickamauga, during the American Civil War.

The Battle of Chickamauga was over. In its wake were a broken Union army men killed, wounded, missing, and captured. The victorious Confederates controlled the field, and soon followed the Union Army to Chattanooga and prepared to lay siege. In November the Union Army, reinforced by Generals Ulysses S.

Grant, William Sherman, and Joseph Hooker, defeated the Confederates at. I was amazed at the amount of information this book has on one important Civil War battle--Chickamauga. I visited that battle site and relied on this book as well as others to give me a vivid description of this battle so I could write about it in my novel entitled "All Parts Together" My only suggestion for Glenn Tucker in improving this book would be to include a synopsis of the campaign /5.

Of all the great commanders Great battle of Chicamauga book the Civil War, the most consistently underrated and overlooked is Gen. George H.

Thomas, the big Virginia cavalryman who fought for the Union. From January at Mill Springs, where he won the first major Federal victory of the war, through December at Nashville, where he destroyed the Army of Tennessee. One of the best accounts of the Battle of written and the reader into the heat,dust and deep forests of north Georgia in the early fall of ,as two great armies and portions of another struggle Great battle of Chicamauga book control of the gateway to the deep south/5.

In that battle,—which Mr. Stanton, for reasons to be judged by impartial history, in his last Annual Report, has presumed to call the “disastrous battle of Chicamauga,”—the Army of the Cumberland lost in its own estimation, none of the prestige of a victory, nor Great battle of Chicamauga book of its confidence in or affection for its commander.

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Featured content includes commentary on major characters, Atlas of the battlefields of Chickamauga, Chattanooga and vicinity. Cover title.

Includes a map of the theater of operations, four situation maps of the battle of Chickamauga, a map of the battles of Chattanooga and Wauhatchie, an a map of Chickamauga Park. William Starke Rosecrans, American soldier, (). Rosecrans () was a Union general during the American Civil War.

He fought at the Battle of Chickamauga and Chattanooga. Get this from a library. Great battle of Chicamauga [sic]: a concise history of events from the evacuation of Chattanooga to the defeat of the enemy, full details of the battle, incidents, &c.

[Samuel Chester Reid]. Battle of Chickamauga Creek, (September 19–20, ), in the American Civil War, a vital part of the maneuvering and fighting to control the railroad centre at nearby Chattanooga, General William S. Rosecrans had established his army at Chickamauga, Georgia, 12 miles (19 km) southeast of erate General Braxton Bragg collected reinforcements and prepared to do.

The number of casualties, more t, was the second highest in the war, following the Battle of Gettysburg, according to historical accounts."As the battle unfolded, the men who fought here.

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Recommended Reading: Chickamauga: A Battlefield Guide (This Hallowed Ground: Guides to Civil War). Description: Providing an overview of this dramatic battle of the Civil War, this book also provides an on-site tour to help both serious students and casual visitors get the most out of a visit to the location.

This book i find shows a great deal of attention to the failure of the union. It also shows the haunting simularities, not noted in the book, between Chickamauga and Chancellorsville. Both battles included a gap inthe union lines being exploited.

Over all, the book is a good read and My serious gratitude to the author for such a fine work/5(5). It was the last great Confederate offensive that had any remote chance of reversing, at least temporarily, the tide of the war, and it was the last of the great old- fashioned set-piece battles -- outside siege lines and prepared positions -- before Ulysses S.

Grant and William T. Sherman took over the major Union armies and began the. On the afternoon of Septem Maj. Gen. John Bell Hood went down with a gunshot wound to the leg while rallying his troops. Let me throw out something that will be intentionally provocative: Was the shot that took out Hood the gunshot that led to the downfall of the Confederacy.

Get this from a library. Great battle of Chicamauga [sic]: a concise history of events from the evacuation of Chattanooga to the defeat of the enemy: full details of the battle, incidents, &c. [Samuel C Reid]. The Battle of Chickamauga. The Battle of Chickamauga, named after the Chickamauga Creek which flowed nearby, was fought Septemberand involved more thansoldiers of the Northern and Southern Armies.

Union General William Rosecrans had his headquarters at the Gordon Lee Mansion prior to the battle. The Battle of Chickamauga, the biggest battle ever fought in Georgia, took place on September, during the Civil War (). W casualties, it. Chickamauga - The Great Battle of the West By (1)Daniel H.

Hill, Lieutenant-General, C.S.A. ON the 13th of July,while in charge of the defenses of Richmond and Petersburg and the Department of North Carolina, I received an unexpected order to go West. I was seated in a yard of a house in the suburbs of Richmond (the house belonging to Mr.

The Battle of Chickamauga in September is widely considered to be the Union Army’s worst defeat in the Civil War’s western theater and ranks second only to Gettysburg in terms of total. James Garfield, furthermore, served as Major General William S.

Rosecrans' Chief of Staff at Chickamauga. Four months after becoming President of the United States, Garfield was shot in the back by a disgruntled office seeker and died two months later on Septemthe anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga.

The Chickamauga Campaign: A very good description of the campaign, with a Southern slant, taken from the Georgia volume of the Confederate Military History.

Chickamauga With Longstreet: Chickamauga as seen by James Longstreet as described in his book, "From. 'BATTLE OF CHICAMAUGA_LT. VAN PELT DEFENDING HIS BATTERY.' (printed below image). Print taken from a book titled 'History of the War for the Union' by E.

Duyckinck and illustrated by Alonzo Chappel. The book was published in New York by Johnson, Fry and Company. Title: 'Battle of Chickamauga - Lt. Van Pelt Defending His Battery.'. The Cherokee–American wars, also known as the Chickamauga Wars, were a series of back-and-forth raids, campaigns, ambushes, minor skirmishes, and several full-scale frontier battles in the Old Southwest from to between the Cherokee and American settlers on the frontier.

Most of the events took place in the Upper the fighting stretched across the entire period, there. The Battle of Chickamauga, which took place in northwest Georgia on Sept.

19was one of the bloodiest battles of the war, and a near disaster for the Union. Indeed, what might have been a game-changing defeat for the North was averted largely thanks to the battlefield leadership of a single man, Gen.

George Thomas. * From "Chickamauga - The Great Battle of the West" in "Battles and Leaders", essay by D.H. Hill, editors' note: "General Thomas had wisely taken the precaution to make rude works about breast-high along his whole front, using rails and logs for the purpose.

The logs and rails ran at right angles to each other, the logs keeping parallel to the. The Battle of Chickamauga took place on September 19 and 20 in The loss by the North heralded the end of a Union’s “The Chickamauga Campaign” offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia.

The battle was the single most significant Union defeat in the Western Theater of the American Civil War and involved the [ ]. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Great Campaigns of the Civil War: Six Armies in Tennessee: The Chickamauga and Chattanooga Campaigns by Steven Woodworth and Steven E.

Woodworth (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at. The 17th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (or 17th OVI) participated in the Battle of Chickamauga on September 19th and 20th, The unit suddenly became the shoulder of the right wing of the Army of the Cumberland when a mixup in orders resulted in the disintegration of one third of the army to the south of their position under the assault of James Longstreet who had recently arrived via rail with.

Cover title. Includes a map of the theater of operations, four situation maps of the battle of Chickamauga, a map of the battles of Chattanooga and Wauhatchie, an a map of Chickamauga Park. These are preceded by a page of explanatory "legends" and a two-page list of the "Organization of the Union and Confederate armies at the battles of Chickamauga, September 19and Chattanooga.

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I'd call the Battle of Chickamauga a draw. After the Battle of Chickamauga, a series of events occurred in and around Chattanooga that would pave the path for Sherman's invasion of Georgia in May By SeptemRosecrans abandoned his position on Lookout Mountain, and centered all of his forces in Size: 1MB.

At the age of 12, Clem served as a drummer boy for the 22nd Michigan at the Battle of Chickamauga (September 19–20, ), where he gained fame for allegedly having shot and wounded a Confederate officer. Promoted to sergeant, he became the youngest noncommissioned officer in the history of the U.S.

Army. Click on image to see full print. Great battle of Chicamauga: a concise history of events from the evacuation of Pdf to the defeat of the enemy. Full details of the battle, incidents, & c. By S.

C. Reid, "Ora," of the Mobile Tribune. (Mobile, F. Titcomb, ), by Samuel C. Reid (page images at HathiTrust).