September 25, 2017

Today in History: Battle of Chattanooga

Battle of Chattanooga
Today in History–November 23–the Library of Congress features the Battle of Chattanooga, which commenced on this day in 1863. During this three-day Civil War battle, Union forces drove Confederate troops into Georgia, setting the stage for Union General William T. Sherman’s triumphant march to the sea a year later. Learn more by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access related primary sources.

Battle of Chattanooga images

Battle of Chattanooga maps

1863 Chattanooga battle newspaper articles

Battle of Chattanooga books

Reminiscences of the Chattanooga Campaign

Chattanooga Grand March (sheet music)

More Civil War resources

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