Braxton Bragg

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Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876)


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As the newest addition to the Braxton Bragg Chapter, the company will be attending chapter meetings and events regularly, showing support for all the troops serving our great nation.
After Braxton Bragg launched his invasion of Kentucky, and after snatching Chattanooga from Major General Don Carlos Buell's advancing army, Halleck succumbed to Buell's critics and ordered Thomas to assume command of the army on Sept.
Many generations of Southerners have sat up late, bourbon in hand, wondering what if Braxton Bragg had held Missionary Ridge against the Union charge, preventing Sherman's March to the Sea?
In this capacity, Stout's administrative capability so impressed General Braxton Bragg, commander of the Army of Tennessee, that Bragg placed Stout in charge of all the Army of Tennessee hospitals in the Chattanooga area, a post with increasing responsibilities as a result of army movements.
Also anyone that works regularly on Fort Bragg as well as members of the Braxton Bragg Chapter of AUSA can obtain membership with Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union.
Those of the Confederacy numbered 37,000 under General Braxton Bragg.
Pickens, Braxton Bragg show us their characters through their letters and writings, at their best and at their worst.
Inexperience on both sides and the South's failure to act as a whole turned what could have been a victory into a retreat, and consigned Confederate General Braxton Bragg to be forever remembered as mediocre.