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Battle of Chickamauga

noun
1.
A Confederate victory in the American Civil War (1863); Confederate forces under Braxton Bragg defeated Union forces.  Synonym: Chickamauga.






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"Battle of Chickamauga" Quotes from Famous Books



... have to go any farther—if we can hold Chattanooga, we are not defeated;—it is even a victory, and we have won Chattanooga at the battle of Chickamauga.' ...
— Continental Monthly , Vol V. Issue III. March, 1864 - Devoted to Literature and National Policy • Various

... me of these orders the battle of Chickamauga had been fought and Rosecrans forced back into Chattanooga. The administration as well as the General-in-chief was nearly frantic at the situation of affairs there. Mr. Charles A. Dana, an officer of the War Department, was sent to Rosecrans' ...
— Memoirs of Three Civil War Generals, Complete • U. S. Grant, W. T. Sherman, P. H. Sheridan

... finally entering Williams College from which he graduated, becoming a teacher of ancient languages and literature. Entering politics as a Republican, he was elected to the Ohio Senate in 1859. His Civil War record was striking, and he was made major-general for gallantry at the battle of Chickamauga. He was elected to Congress in 1863, where he attracted attention as a hard worker and ready speaker, and where later he became leader of the Republican party in the House. He was an advocate of drastic measures against ...
— The Greatest Highway in the World • Anonymous



Words linked to "Battle of Chickamauga" :   pitched battle, War between the States, American Civil War, United States Civil War, al, Alabama, Heart of Dixie, Camellia State



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