The Fight For Tennessee: July 1863 to January 1864

Battle of Chickamauga

Were Rosecrans and his men ready for Bragg’s attack?

They were, in the sense that they knew where the Confederates were placed, and could guess which corner, or flank would be attacked the hardest. They even knew that Longstreet and his men had arrived. But neither Rosecrans nor his corps commanders guessed how aggressively the Southern men would fight that day. It is not as if they did not warn him, however.


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