Tag Archives: Ringgold

Cryptic Entries: The Puzzling Diary of Captain Edmund O’Brien

Braxton Bragg’s army was in desperate straits. Defeated and demoralized from their stunning defeat atop Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863, the Confederates trudged southward, anxious get their artillery, supply wagons, and troops through a gap in the mountains at … Continue reading

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Modern Photography: A Trip to Ringgold, Georgia

Fans of General Patrick Cleburne go here all the time: Ringgold, Georgia – a historic borough in north Georgia, just a few miles below the Tennessee. Last summer I went there with Jack Melton, publisher of Civil War News and … Continue reading

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Chickamauga: The armies converge

from Lee White One hundred and fifty years ago today, western armies were moving into position for what would become the battle of Chickamauga. From Rock Springs to Ringgold, massive troop movements were underway. “Soldiers, you are largely re-enforced; you … Continue reading

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