Monthly Archives: July 2016

Confessions from Chickamauga: “Taking Chattanooga is as important as taking Richmond.”

Originally posted on Emerging Civil War:
Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome guest author Hunter S. Jones Although I’d visited the Chickamauga Park my entire life, I knew next to nothing about the actual battle. When I started this journey, I had no idea what a corps was or a brigade, even though I…

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Women and Whiskey are Plentiful Here: Occupied Nashville in the Civil War

Originally posted on Dirty, Sexy History:
Nashville, Tennessee was the largest city on the Western Front during the Civil War. With over 100,000 troops passing through the city from its occupation in 1862 until the end of the war in 1865, there was a real problem with idle troops and prostitutes. The state of Tennessee…

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