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The Crossing Begins: 28-30 August 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/9781469643120.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the initial crossings of the Tennessee River made by elements of William Rosecrans’s Army of the Cumberland. Those crossings, at Caperton’s Ferry and Bridgeport, Alabama would ... More


To the River: 15-20 August 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/9781469643120.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the struggles of the Army of the Cumberland during its movement over the mountains of the Cumberland Plateau into the valley of the Tennessee River. It includes the ... More


Rosecrans Makes a Plan: 30 July-14 August 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/9781469643120.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the process through which William Rosecrans developed his final plan for a wide-front advance to the Tennessee River and beyond. Logistical aspects of that plan revolved ... More


Surprise: 31 August-1 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/9781469643120.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter, the Army of the Cumberland’s four crossing sites on the Tennessee River continued to throb with frenetic activity as thousands of William Rosecrans’s troops and animals made their ... More


Where Five Rivers Meet: The Far Western Waters of Kentucky

Susan P. Hendricks

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The convergence of five river systems in far western Kentucky significantly influenced the progress of human settlement and activity over the past several thousand years in the area now known as the ... More


Rethinking Massacres: A Bioarchaeological and Forensic Investigation of Prehistoric Multiple Burials in the Tennessee River Valley

William E. de Vore, Keith P. Jacobi, and David H. Dye

in Massacres: Bioarchaeology and Forensic Anthropology Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781683400691
eISBN:
9781683400813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400691.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

This research analyzes mass graves from the Middle Tennessee River Valley and highlights problems with how massacres are defined and identified in bioarchaeology. Definitions of mass graves and the ... More


“half war half peace”: the American Revolution in Cherokee Country

Tyler Boulware

in Deconstructing the Cherokee Nation: Town, Region, and Nation among Eighteenth-Century Cherokees

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035802
eISBN:
9780813038209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035802.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The onset of the American Revolution forced the Cherokees to engage in the conflict, and the result was far from unanimous. Although nearly all of the Cherokees were embittered by continual land ... More


4 July 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/9781469643120.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter introduces the opposing armies, the Army of Tennessee and the Army of the Cumberland, and their respective commanders, Braxton Bragg and William Rosecrans. It describes the Army of the ... More


Fort Henry to Corinth

Earl J. Hess

in The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835425
eISBN:
9781469601892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869840_hess.6
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On January 1862, Ulysses S. Grant proposed to move against the Confederate posture in the west, proposing to transport his men up the Tennessee River to strike at Fort Henry and use it as a base. His ... More


A Paine in the Purchase

Berry Craig

in Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146928
eISBN:
9780813151441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146928.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Brigadier General Eleazer A. Paine's time in the Purchase lasted fewer than three months. His successor, Brigadier General Solomon Meredith, eased up on the “South Carolina of Kentucky.” But ... More


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