From September 11, 2015

Control of Chattanooga

  After the fall of Vicksburg in Mississippi, and Lee’s army being driven back into Virginia with their defeat at Gettysburg, the Union concentrated their efforts on gaining control of Chattanooga. ¬†When you look at the location of Chattanooga, you can see why. ¬†Chattanooga was well into southern territory and was considered¬†“The Gateway to the …

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