Chickamauga – A Digital History Collection. In 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, known as the "Gateway to the Deep South." The Confederates were victorious at nearby Chickamauga in September. However, renewed fighting in Chattanooga that November provided Union troops victory and control of the city.
Newspaper samples: This collection contains 140+ Regional newspapers of the time. Relive the Battle Of Chickamauga through the correspondents covering the conflict. These are full newspaper sheets, not clipped articles. There is a lot of Chickamauga history to explore. Click on the samples below.
Map Detail: Chickamauga Battlefield.
Map Detail: New position of General Thomas, 3 PM , September 20, 1863
Map Detail: Battlefield of Chickamauga by Robert Sneden
Map Detail: Noon to 3:30 PM, September 19, 1863.
Photo Detail: Chickamauga Cliffs, Battlefield in distance.
Artwork Detail: Longstreet's soldiers debarking from the trains below Ringgold, September 18, 1863.
Artwork Detail: Battle of Chickamauga - Repulse of the Confederates at Crawfish Creek.
Photo Detail: Falling in line, U.S. Infantry, Chickamauga, Ga., U.S.A.
Please note that the gallery samples are smaller and lower resolution so they can be viewed online. The images and maps in the collection are 300 dpi resolution.
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