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Lookout Valley: 5-6 September 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter the cascading detrimental effects of the Bridgeport bridge collapse, along with overly optimistic estimates of pushing supply trains across Sand Mountain, caused the Army of the ... More


Bragg Leaves Town: 7-8 September 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0016
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes Braxton Bragg’s evacuation of Chattanooga and the movement of the Army of Tennessee southeastward from the city. It also describes the pause of William Rosecrans’s Army of the ... More


Sand Mountain: 2-4 September 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes both the completion of and collapse of the Bridgeport bridge, throwing William Rosecrans’s timetable for the advance of the Army of the Cumberland beyond the Tennessee River ... More


Framing the Bomb in the West: The View from Lookout Mountain

Susan Courtney

in Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Focused on the period of atmospheric (above-ground) nuclear weapons testing in the continental United States, from 1945 to 1963, this chapter, written by Susan Courtney, does two things. First, it ... More


Expanding Views of a Filmic Proving Ground

Susan Courtney

in Split Screen Nation: Moving Images of the American West and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190459963
eISBN:
9780190459994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459963.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

What does it mean that Americans learned to live with the bomb through its proliferation in the screen space of American exceptionalism? For while the US government suppressed images of atomic ... More


Armies of the Lord

George C. Rable

in God's Almost Chosen Peoples: A Religious History of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834268
eISBN:
9781469603841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899311_rable.19
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter shows that military progress was as uncertain as moral progress. Only a little more than two months after their great triumph at Chickamauga, Bragg's army besieging Chattanooga suffered ... More


Chattanooga

Harry S. Laver

in A General Who Will Fight: The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136776
eISBN:
9780813141282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136776.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Grant's earlier victories attracted the attention of Abraham Lincoln, who gave the general command of the western theatre of the war, including a crisis at Chattanooga, Tennessee. A Union army had ... More


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