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Battle of Chickamauga

Location: Catoosa & Walker Counties near present day Ft Oglethorpe, GA
Dates: September 18-20, 1863
Union Commander:  William S. Rosecrans, Major General
Confederate Commander:  Braxton Bragg, General

Battle Summary:
William S. Rosecrans was not known for his alacrity.  After a decisive victory, over several days in late 1862 and early 1863, at Stone's River, Rosecrans went into winter bivouac.  Even after the urgings of President Lincoln, in the spring of 1863, Rosecrans would not move his Army of the Cumberland.

Finally, in late June, the gargantuan Army of the Cumberland, started moving slowly to dislodge Bragg's Army of the Tennessee....   More>>>>
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