Missionary Ridge

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Missionary Ridge:

see Chattanooga campaignChattanooga campaign,
Aug.-Nov., 1863, military encounter in the American Civil War. Chattanooga, Tenn., which commanded Confederate communications between the East and the Mississippi River and was also the key to loyal E Tennessee, had been an important Union objective as
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Missionary Ridge

a ridge in NW Georgia and SE Tennessee: site of a battle (1863) during the Civil War: Northern victory leading to the campaign in Georgia
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Victory instead charged straight up the seemingly impregnable slopes of Missionary Ridge's western face, as the men of the much-maligned Army of the Cumberland swarmed up and over Bragg's defenses in an irresistible blue tide.
Powell, a historian and author, traces the final actions of the battles for Chattanooga during the Civil War: Missionary Ridge and the final Confederate rearguard action at Ringgold in November 1863.
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His father, Arthur MacArthur, earned the Congressional Medal of Honor at the age of 19 for leading Wisconsin volunteers up the slopes of Missionary Ridge during the Civil War Battle of Chattanooga.
Upon disembarking from Air Force One on the tarmac of the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, the President presented Debbie with the President's Volunteer Award in recognition of her many years of service at Life Care Center of Missionary Ridge. With formalities out of the way, Ms.
Missionary Ridge extends for several miles south of the Tennessee River, overlooking Chattanooga at more than 500 feet.
1863--Soldiers of the Army of the Ohio under MG George Thomas push past their objectives on Missionary Ridge, and rout Confederate troops from Lookout Mountain, Tenn.
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