Chickamauga: A Sobering Thought

by Lee White

One hundred and fifty years ago today, there were more than 5,000 men alive here in Walker and Catoosa counties that, by Friday evening, would be dead. More than 25,000 more would be maimed and torn; many would not would not survive.

————

Lee White, a historian with Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, is the author of the new Emerging Civil War Series title Bushwhacking on a Grand Scale: The Battle of Chickamauga.

This entry was posted in Battles, Common Soldier, Sesquicentennial, Western Theater and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply