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27 civil war gett add. thru chatt. (11)

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27 civil war gett add. thru chatt. (11)

  1. 3. Gettysburg Address <ul><li>Lincoln is invited to a cemetery dedication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nov. 19, 1863 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Main speaker speaks for over an hour </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln speaks for 2 1/2 minutes </li></ul>
  2. 4. Invitation
  3. 5. Gettysburg Address <ul><li>Little Applause </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lincoln thinks it’s a failure </li></ul></ul><ul><li>One of the most famous and eloquent of speeches </li></ul>
  4. 7. Abe
  5. 8. Gettysburg Address
  6. 11. Chickamauga <ul><li>12 Miles south of Chattanooga </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Major Railroad center </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Commanders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Union - Rosencrans & Thomas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confederate - Bragg </li></ul></ul>
  7. 12. Gen. Bragg CSA
  8. 13. Gen. Rosencrans USA
  9. 14. Gen. Thomas USA
  10. 15. Chattanooga <ul><li>Union has taken the city </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CSA want it back </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bragg waits - reinforcements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gen. Longstreet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arrived by Railroad </li></ul></ul>
  11. 16. Chickamauga <ul><li>Bragg and Longstreet attack </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sept. 19, 1863 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Significant Hand-to-hand fighting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gap forms in Union Lines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Longstreet floods through </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>USA retreats to Chattanooga </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bragg Doesn’t Pursue </li></ul>
  12. 20. Bragg <ul><li>Longstreet and Forrest plead with him to press on to Chattanooga </li></ul><ul><li>Bragg says nothing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Goes to bed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>He thought they had lost </li></ul></ul>
  13. 21. Forrest to Bragg <ul><li>“ You have played the part of a d*** scoundrel, and are a coward, and if you were any part of a man I would slap your jaws.” </li></ul>
  14. 22. Don’t make me Smack You!
  15. 23. Chickamauga <ul><li>Casualties </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Confederate - 17,800 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Union - 16,600 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CSA surround Chattanooga </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lay Siege </li></ul></ul>
  16. 24. Chattanooga <ul><li>Commanders </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grant - All Union Armies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sherman </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Union soldiers down to 1/4 Rations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bragg-CSA </li></ul></ul>
  17. 25. Lookout Mtn.
  18. 27. Lookout Mtn.
  19. 29. Missionary Ridge <ul><li>Much of the fighting along Missionary Ridge </li></ul><ul><li>Lookout Mountain also </li></ul><ul><li>Bragg is defeated </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Siege is lifted </li></ul></ul>
  20. 30. Missionary Ridge
  21. 31. Sheridan <ul><li>Without Orders, Sheridan jumps off his horse and leads his men up the ridge </li></ul>
  22. 32. CSA Prisoners
  23. 33. Grant <ul><li>Goes East to take on Robert E. Lee personally </li></ul><ul><li>Sherman </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Given orders to ride through the South destroying the Confederate ability to wage war </li></ul></ul>

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