Battle Above the Clouds: Lifting the Siege of Chattanooga and the Battle of Lookout Mountain, October 16 - November 24, 1863

In October 1863, the Union Army of the Cumberland was besieged in Chattanooga, all but surrounded by familiar opponents The Confederate Army of Tennessee The Federals were surviving by the narrowest of margins, thanks only to a trickle of supplies painstakingly hauled over the sketchiest of mounta

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and the Atlanta Campaign

Excerpt from Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and the Atlanta Campaign Brothers OF A common stock, of equal courage and tenacity, animated by convictions which they passionately held, they did on both sides all that it was possible for soldiers to do, fighting their way to a mutual respec

Confederate Staff Work At Chickamauga: An Analysis Of The Staff Of The Army Of Tennessee

One of the critical variables in the successful completion of a military campaign is the functioning of an army s command and control system In the American Civil War, a commander s primary command and control tool was his staff Large Civil War armies like the Army of Tennessee required significan

The Chickamauga Campaign—Barren Victory: The Retreat into Chattanooga, the Confederate Pursuit, and the Aftermath of the Battle, September 21 to October 20, 1863

Barren Victory is the third and concluding volume of the magisterial Chickamauga Campaign Trilogy, a comprehensive examination than a decade in the making of one of the most important and complex military operations of the Civil War The first installment, A Mad Irregular Battle, introduced rea

The Chickamauga Campaign—Glory or the Grave: The Breakthrough, the Union Collapse, and the Defense of Horseshoe Ridge, September 20, 1863

David Powell s The Chickamauga Campaign Glory or the Grave The Breakthrough, Union Collapse, and the Retreat to Chattanooga, September 20 23, 1863 is the second volume in his magnificent projected three volume study of this overlooked and largely misunderstood campaign According to soldier rumor,

Onward Southern Soldiers: Religion and the Army of Tennessee in the Civil War

The Civil War was trying, bloody and hard fought combat for both sides What was it, then, that sustained soldiers low on supplies and morale For the Army of Tennessee, it was religion Onward Southern Soldiers Religion and the Army of Tennessee in the Civil War explores the significant impact of

The Confederate Surrender at Greensboro: The Final Days of the Army of Tennessee, April 1865

Drawing upon than 200 eyewitness accounts, this work chronicles the largest troop surrender of the Civil War, at Greensboro one of the most confusing, frustrating and tension filled events of the war Long overshadowed by Appomattox, this event was equally important in ending the war, and is m