battle of Chattanooga

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n battle of Chattanooga in the American Civil War (1863) the Union armies of Hooker, Thomas, and Sherman under the command of Ulysses S. Grant won a decisive victory over the Confederate Army under Braxton Bragg
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Usage

In literature:

Her father calls himself a general, and it is repeated that he ran away at the battle of Chattanooga.
"Lady Baltimore" by Owen Wister
Before the battle of Chattanooga opened I had taken measures for the relief of Burnside the moment the way should be clear.
"Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant, Complete" by Ulysses S. Grant
Before the battle of Chattanooga opened I had taken measures for the relief of Burnside the moment the way should be clear.
"Memoirs of Three Civil War Generals, Complete" by U. S. Grant, W. T. Sherman, P. H. Sheridan
Before the battle of Chattanooga opened I had taken measures for the relief of Burnside the moment the way should be clear.
"The Memoirs of General Ulysses S. Grant, Part 4." by Ulysses S. Grant
Other matters, however, had, since the Battle of Chattanooga, largely engrossed his attention.
"The Great Conspiracy, Complete" by John Alexander Logan
Describe the three parts of the battle of Chattanooga.
"A Short History of the United States" by Edward Channing
Sword of Chattanooga, presented to General Grant by the citizens of Jo Daviess County, Ill. (Galena), after the battle of Chattanooga.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by James D. Richardson
Sheridan, General Philip H., at battle of Chattanooga, see vol.
"Abraham Lincoln, Vol. II" by John T. Morse
On November 24-25 a battle near Chattanooga took place, with Grant at the head of the Federal forces.
"Comic History of the United States" by Bill Nye
He went with the men to the front, and was at the desperate battles of Shiloh, Murfreesboro, and Chattanooga.
"American Men of Mind" by Burton E. Stevenson
General Bragg had left Chattanooga in haste, but had no idea of retreating without a battle.
"An Undivided Union" by Oliver Optic
Reinforcements were hurried, and the result of his preparations was the decided victory of the battle of Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 2 of 8" by Various
This movement was made about 3 p. m. November 23d, and was the opening of the battle of Chattanooga.
"A Historic Sketch Lest We Forget Company E 26th Ohio Infantry" by Walden Kelly
Here were many of the Chickamauga heroes, and those who fell in the memorable battles of Mission Ridge and Chattanooga.
"An Artilleryman's Diary" by Jenkin Lloyd Jones
That battle at Chattanooga was a glorious one, and every loyal heart was proud of it.
"The Life and Public Services of James A. Garfield" by Emma Elizabeth Brown
It is probable that Gen. Grant had 60,000 men in action in the battle of Chattanooga, and Gen. Bragg 40,000.
"Chattanooga or Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge from Moccasin Point" by Bradford Ripley Wood
Two months later, the battle of Chattanooga redeemed the defeat of Chickamauga.
"Lives of Poor Boys Who Became Famous" by Sarah K. Bolton
But the battle for the firm and final possession of Chattanooga was still to come.
"Chattanooga and Chickamauga" by Henry V. Boynton
Later he defeated Bragg at Chattanooga, November 24 and 25, 1863, in the memorable battles of Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain.
"Famous American Statesmen" by Sarah Knowles Bolton
November 23, 1863, and the great battle of Chattanooga was about to begin.
"With Fire and Sword" by Samuel H. M. Byers
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In news:

Kansas center Jeff Withey (5) battles for the ball with Chattanooga forward Drazen Zlovaric (20) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan. KU vs Chattanooga Box Score.
Kansas forward Perry Ellis (34) and Chattanooga forward Sam Watson, top, battle for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lawrence, Kan. Chattanooga Kansas Basketball.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park has several weekend events planned to commemorate the 149th anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga.
A Chattanooga Police Sergeant is in the middle of a battle for her life.
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