Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

November 23. — The battle of Chattanooga, Tenn., commenced this day. At half-past twelve o’clock, Generals Granger’s and Palmer’s corps, supported by General Howard’s, were advanced directly in front of the Union fortifications, drove in the enemy’s pickets, and carried his first line of rifle-pits between Chattanooga and Carter’s Creek. The Nationals captured nine commissioned officers and about one hundred enlisted men. Their loss was about one hundred and eleven men.

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