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The 2nd Minnesota Infantry at the Battle of Chickamauga

The 2nd Minnesota Infantry was organized and entered Federal service in the summer of 1861. By September 1863, the men of the regiment were seasoned veterans, having fought under the command of General George...

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Visiting Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

The Battle of Chickamauga, fought about 25 miles south of Chattanooga, Tennessee in north Georgia on September 19th and 20th 1863, was second only to the Battle of Gettysburg in terms of total casualties...

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Battle of Chickamauga Facts and Trivia

Date: September 19-20, 1863. Location: Catoosa and Walker Counties in northern Georgia Approximate Troop Strength: Union 58,000 to 60,000: Confederate 66,000-68,000. Commanders: Major General William Rosecrans (Union); General Braxton Bragg (Confederate). Estimated Union Casualties:...