The day our house burns, my editor rejects the piece I've written about the Missionary Ridge
Mae Petty, ADC, NAAP Treasurer, is Activity Director at Life Care Center of Missionary Ridge
in Chattanooga, Tenn.
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.
For example, the short-term effects of the Missionary Ridge
fire in Colorado that burned almost 50,000 acres of trees and other vegetation included increased debris and sediment that affected water quality in some areas.
In the ferocious sweep of what will be remembered as the Great Missionary Ridge
fire of 2002, the birds won't count for much.
HELPLESS: Durango residents Tudy Townsend and Richard Taylor watch the Missionary Ridge
fire north of Durango, Colorado yesterday.
DEVASTATION: Two residents of Missionary Ridge
, Colorado, watch a forest fire yesterday as it creeps towards their town.
Strangely, most of 1863 before Missionary Ridge
As the 24th attacked a series of Conference rifle pits on Missionary Ridge
, the regiment's color bearer was shot down.
This is followed by a narrative of the campaigns and battles in which the unit was involved, including Perryville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge
, the battles leading to the capture of Atlanta, and Sherman's March to the sea and invasion of the Carolinas.
Callaway's Twenty-eighth Alabama participated in Braxton Bragg's ill-fated Kentucky campaign, the Battles of Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and Missionary Ridge