Battle of Chickamauga Timeline (September 18th - 20th, 1863)


The Battle of Chickamauga saw the Confederates outnumber Union forces and claim the victory as the enemy collapsed and scattered under pressure.

There are a total of (3) Battle of Chickamauga Timeline (September 18th - 20th, 1863) events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.
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COMMAND: General William Rosecrans
FORCES: Army of the Cumberland
STRENGTH: 60,000
CASUALTIES: 16,170
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COMMAND: General Braxton Bragg
FORCES: Army of Tennessee
STRENGTH: 65,000
CASUALTIES: 18,454








September 18, 1863

The Battle of Chickamauga begins pitting Northern forces led by General Rosecrans against Southern forces led by General Bragg. The North commits about 60,000 souls to the South's 65,000. The battle lasts two days and covers the counties of Catoosa and Walker in Georgia.



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September 20, 1863

Confederate forces, in one of the rare meetings where they outnumbered Union forces, claim the victory at the Battle of Chickamauga. Union elements collapse and are pushed away in the stunning defeat.



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October 19, 1863

After the events of Chickamauga, Union General William Rosecrans is relieved of his command. He is succeeded by General George Thomas.



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