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By James Arnold

By way of the fall of 1863 the Confederacy was once in dire straits. In a substantial gamble, accomplice President Jefferson Davis stripped forces from the entire significant accomplice armies to augment the military of Tennessee in a final ditch try to weigh down the Union. On nineteenth September the Confederates attacked the Union military alongside Chickamauga creek south of Chattanooga. at the moment day of bloody combating the whole Union correct collapsed and the military retreated headlong for Chattanooga, all other than basic George H. Thomas' Corps who fought on doggedly until eventually dusk delaying the accomplice increase, saving the Union and incomes his reputation because the "Rock of Chickamauga".

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