Battle Detail

Ringgold Gap

Other Name:
Taylor's Ridge
Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign
November 1863
Principal Commanders:
Major General Joseph Hooker [US] Major General Patrick Cleburne [CS]
Forces Engaged:
0 total (US 0; CS 0;)
Estimated Casualties:
728 total (US 507; CS 221;)
Following the Union victory at Missionary Ridge and the Rebel retreat, Yankee troops set out in pursuit. Maj. Gen. Patrick Cleburne's command fell back to Ringgold Gap where the Western & Atlantic Railroad passed through Taylor's Ridge. Maj. Gen. Joseph B. Hooker sent his force forward to seize the ridge, which it failed to do after five hours of heavy fighting.
Confederate Victory
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