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Gordon Granger
Civil War Encyclopedia >> People - Union Military
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.
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  Chickamauga Campaign
August 3, 1864
August 23, 1864
Battle of Mobile Bay Alabama
  David Farragut
  Battle of Mobile Bay
August 3, 1864 Gordon Granger lands on Dauphin Island and invests Fort Gaines, one of two forts defending Mobile Alabama
  Battle of Mobile Bay


Gordon Granger

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