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Chickamauga Campaign
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August 29, 1863 The Army of the Cumberland begins the Chickamauga Campaign, heading east for passes in Lookout Mountain Alabama
  Army of the Cumberland
September 9, 1863 Federal troops enter Chattanooga, Tennessee following its evacuation by the Army of Tennessee Tennessee
  Braxton Bragg
  Army of Tennessee
  Army of the Cumberland
September 10, 1863
September 11, 1863
Battle of Davis Crossroads Georgia
  Braxton Bragg
September 16, 1863 Thomas Crittenden [US] reaches Lee and Gordon Mill on the Chickamauga River. Rosecrans [US] orders the rest of his men, spread out along 50 miles of Georgia's backwoods, to concentrate at this landmark. Georgia
  Battle of Chickamauga
September 19, 1863
September 20, 1863
Battle of Chickamauga

General Braxton Bragg [CS] tries to split General William Rosecrans [US] forces as they try to return to the safety of Chattanooga. A second day breakthrough at the Brotherton Cabin forces the federals into a retreat, halted only by the Rock of Chickamauga, General George Thomas on Snodgrass Hill

The bloodiest two days in American history cost the Federals 1,657 dead, 9,756 wounded, and 4,757 missing for a total of 16,170 casualties out of 58,000 troops. The Confederate losses were 2,312 dead, 14,674 wounded and 1,468 for a total of 18,545 out of 66,000 troops.
  Gordon Granger
  Bloodiest Civil War battles
  William S. Rosecrans
  Braxton Bragg
  George Thomas
  John Bell Hood
  Army of the Cumberland
  Philip Sheridan
  Nathan Bedford Forrest
  Lafayette McLaws
  Battle of Chickamauga
  James Garfield
  Leonidas Polk
  Daniel Harvey Hill
  James Longstreet
September 21, 1863 After withdrawing from Chickamauga, Gen. George Thomas forms a line in Rossville. He abandons the position that evening. Georgia
  George Thomas
  Battle of Chickamauga

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