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The Confederate Assault on Fort Sanders November 29th, 1863

  After losing the  Battle of Chickamauga on September 19th and 20th, 1863,  the Union Army of the Cumberland retreated to Chattanooga, Tennessee. General Braxton Bragg’s Confederates occupied the high ground on Lookout Mountain...

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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:...

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James Longstreet Quick Facts

Name Meaning James is of Hebrew origin meaning “he who supplants” Vital Stats Birthday:  January 8th, 1821 Birth Name:  James Longstreet Birthplace:  Edgefield District, SC Height: 6′ * Date of Death:  January 2nd, 1904...