Tag Archives: Tullahoma

Book Review: “Tullahoma: The Forgotten Campaign that Changed the Course of the Civil War, June 23—July 4, 1863”

When one thinks about June-July 1863, inevitably Gettysburg and Vicksburg come to mind. Between the bloodiest battle of the war and Federal forces gaining control of the Mississippi River, that is understandable. But in the shadows of those two giant … Continue reading

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Not Written in Letters of Blood: Tullahoma

On July 7, 1863, William Rosecrans, in reply to a telegram from Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, wrote: “I beg in [sic] behalf of this army that the War Department may not overlook so great an event because it is … Continue reading

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The first of our segments from the Sixth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium at Stevenson Ridge airs this weekend on C-SPAN 3. Our theme was Forgotten Battles, and this week’s forgotten battle comes from central Tennessee. The Tullahoma Campaign, presented … Continue reading

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Podcast Additional Resources: “Forgotten? The Tullahoma Campaign”

Let’s giveaway some information and links for the additional resources related to our newest podcast! (Yeah, we know the additional resources usually appear on the blog on the following week after the new podcast’s release, but as we checked the … Continue reading

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ECW Podcast “Forgotten? The Tullahoma Campaign” Is Now Available

It’s the last ECW Podcast of 2018 and a conversation you won’t want to miss! (Don’t worry we’ve got more episodes in the works for 2019!) While everyone remembers Gettysburg and Vicksburg, a lot of people forget Tullahoma, which took … Continue reading

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“Not written in letters of blood.”

Edwin M. Stanton to Major General William S. Rosecrans, July 7, 1863: “We have just received official information that Vicksburg surrendered to General Grant on the 4th of July. Lee’s army overthrown; Grant victorious. You and your noble army now … Continue reading

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A Review of Liddell’s Record

Today, we are pleased to welcome back guest author Sean Michael Chick Some of my favorite works of history and literature are military memoirs. Every few months I read some of the classics: Storm of Steel, Sagittarius Rising, A Rumor … Continue reading

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The Last to Fall

When Brigadier General Robert Charles Tyler fell near the palisade entrance to the fort bearing his name, he would go down in history as the last Confederate General to die in combat during the American Civil War. Tyler was also … Continue reading

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No NPS? No Problem!—Tullahoma Campaign Sites

Day Five in a series coinciding with the federal government shutdown All sites related to the Tullahoma Campaign (24 June – 5 July 1863, a prelude to Chickamauga) are owned by non-Federal entities. Information on those places can be found here: http://www.tnvacation.com/vendors/tullahoma_campaign_civil_war_driving_trail/

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Stones in the Road: To the Fall of ’63

Part Two in a Series On the morning of June 24, 1863, the Army of the Cumberland set out from their winter encampments. Their target was Braxton Bragg’s Confederate Army of Tennessee. For Phil Sheridan, it had been over three … Continue reading

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