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Write a description about the Battle of Chickamauga in Chapter 11 of Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt.

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The Battle of Chickamauga took place in the mountains of Tennessee in September of 1863.  In a significant Union defeat, the Northern Army of the Cumberland, led by Major General Rosecrans, faced up against a combination of Southern troops commanded by Generals Bragg and Longstreet, with the Confederates outnumbering the Union soldiers by as much as twenty thousand soldiers.  The battle was characterized by "chaotic confusion, bitter fighting, and terrible disaster", and although the North was soundly trounced, the...

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