James Longstreet drives half the Union army from the field at the Battle of Chickamauga.

Having advocated a concentration in the West, James Longstreet receives permission to lead reinforcements for Braxton Bragg’s army in Georgia. Arriving in time for the second day’s fighting at the Battle of Chickamauga, Longstreet drives half the Union army from the field, helping to achieve one of the greatest Confederate victories of the war.

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