46 min

23 - Chattanooga - Part 2 Threads From The National Tapestry: Stories From The American Civil War

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About this episode: 
The Union commander-in-chief, Abraham Lincoln, was beside himself. In the northwestern corner of Georgia, there had been defeat and near-disaster back in September of 1863. There, along the banks of Chickamauga Creek, and now in November, the real possibility of yet another reversal at Chattanooga.
Besieged by Braxton Bragg’s Confederate Army of Tennessee, Major General U.S. Grant was called in to resurrect sinking morale and restore hope. He corrected the former with the opening of a cracker line. Full bellies and ample ammunition lifted spirits. Now, the man from Galena, Illinois determined to flip the military situation. What his men and officers did was nothing short of amazing. This is the story of the incredible events along the Tennessee River, and atop the heights of Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge. This is part two of the story of The Battle Of Chattanooga.
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Some Characters Mentioned In This Episode: 
Braxton Bragg
Ulysses S. Grant
William T. Sherman
Thomas J. Wood
Philip Sheridan
Patrick Cleburne
 
Other References From This Episode

 Map of The Battle of Chattanooga
 

Recommendation for Further Reading
 
Get The Guide:
Want to learn more about the Civil War? A great place to start is Fred's guide, The Civil War: A History of the War between the States from Workman Publishing. The guide is in its 9th printing.
 
Producer: Dan Irving

About this episode: 
The Union commander-in-chief, Abraham Lincoln, was beside himself. In the northwestern corner of Georgia, there had been defeat and near-disaster back in September of 1863. There, along the banks of Chickamauga Creek, and now in November, the real possibility of yet another reversal at Chattanooga.
Besieged by Braxton Bragg’s Confederate Army of Tennessee, Major General U.S. Grant was called in to resurrect sinking morale and restore hope. He corrected the former with the opening of a cracker line. Full bellies and ample ammunition lifted spirits. Now, the man from Galena, Illinois determined to flip the military situation. What his men and officers did was nothing short of amazing. This is the story of the incredible events along the Tennessee River, and atop the heights of Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge. This is part two of the story of The Battle Of Chattanooga.
----more----
 
Some Characters Mentioned In This Episode: 
Braxton Bragg
Ulysses S. Grant
William T. Sherman
Thomas J. Wood
Philip Sheridan
Patrick Cleburne
 
Other References From This Episode

 Map of The Battle of Chattanooga
 

Recommendation for Further Reading
 
Get The Guide:
Want to learn more about the Civil War? A great place to start is Fred's guide, The Civil War: A History of the War between the States from Workman Publishing. The guide is in its 9th printing.
 
Producer: Dan Irving

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