Definition of Battle of chattanooga
1. Noun. In the American Civil War (1863) the Union armies of Hooker, Thomas, and Sherman under the command of Ulysses S. Grant won a decisive victory over the Confederate Army under Braxton Bragg.
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Group relationships: American Civil War, United States Civil War, War Between The States
Geographical relationships: Tennessee, Tn, Volunteer State
Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Chattanooga
Literary usage of Battle of chattanooga
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians, Stanley Mordaunt Leathes (1907)
"... that General Grant personally supervised the preparations and directed the movements which resulted in the battle of Chattanooga on November 23-25,1863. ..."
2. Military History of Ulysses S. Grant: From April, 1861, to April, 1865 by Adam Badeau (1868)
"... for battle of Chattanooga—Anxiety of government for Burnside—Difficulties and delays of Sherman—Battle-field of Chattanooga—Movement of Granger and ..."
3. A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery of the by William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay (1882)
"THE battle of chattanooga. — SHERMAN'S MERIDIAN EXPEDITION. — BANKS'S RED RIVER EXPEDITION. TILL toward the close of the year 1862 the war, ..."