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History and Culture

Civil War Series

The Battles for Chattanooga


book cover
Front cover: The Battle of Missionary Ridge by Douglas Volk, courtesy of the Minnesota Historical Society.


Maps by George Skoch

Thanks to James H. Ogden III at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park.

Published by Eastern National, copyright 1996. All rights reserved.

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Key for photo and illustration identification:
BLBattles and Leaders of the Civil War
LCLibrary of Congress, Washington, DC
NANational Archives, Washington, DC
NPSNational Park Service
USAMHIUnited States Army Military Historical Institute, Carlisle, PA

Want to Learn More?
The following books are suggested reading for additional insights into the Civil War and its key battles: Steven E. Woodworth, Six Armies in Tennessee: The Chickamauga and Chattanooga Campaigns (Lincoln: The University of Nebraska Press, 1998), Wiley Sword, Mountains Touched With Fire: Chattanooga Besieged, 1863 (New York, St. Martin's Press, 1995), Peter Cozzens, The Shipwreck of Their Hopes: The Battles For Chattanooga (Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1994), Steven Woodworth, This Grand Spectacle: The Battle of Chattanooga (Abilene, TX: McWhiney Foundation Press, 1999), as well as the NPS Historical Handbook #25: Chickamauga and Chattanooga Battlefields (Washington: National Park Service, 1961).

History and Culture