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River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

William Glenn Robertson


The Battle of Chickamauga was the third bloodiest of the American Civil War and the only major Confederate victory in the conflict’s western theatre. It pitted Braxton Bragg’s Army of Tennessee against William S. Rosecrans’s Army of the Cumberland and resulted in more than 34,500 casualties. In this first volume of an authoritative two-volume history of the Chickamauga Campaign, William Glenn Robertson provides a richly detailed narrative of military operations in southeastern and eastern Tennessee as two armies prepared to meet along the “River of Death.” Robertson tracks the two opposing a ... More

Keywords: Chickamauga Campaign, Chattanooga, Braxton Bragg, Army of Tennessee, William S. Rosecrans, Army of the Cumberland

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781469643120
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William Glenn Robertson, author
U.S. Army Command and General Staff College