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Chickamauga: Union Disaster in the West
 
William Rosecrans

After a very successful campaign of manuever which forces the confederates out of Tennessee with minimal losses, Union General William Rosecrans expects to do the same to the confederates in northern Georgia.

But Confederate General Braxton Bragg plans to fight and all of General James Longstreet's army corps is on the way from Virginia to reinforce him.

Braxton Bragg
     
 
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Animation
George Thomas   James Longstreet
 
Sources
 
   This Terrible Sound: The Battle of Chickamauga ; Peter Cozzens; The University of Illinois Press, 1996,  
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