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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Mae Petty, ADC, NAAP Treasurer, is Activity Director at Life Care Center of Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga, Tenn.
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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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.

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