"What’s Wrong With The Army Of Tennessee? The Failure Of An Army" Program Set For May 11

Monday, April 22, 2019
On Saturday, May 11, at 2 p.m., Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will provide a one-hour presentation about the issues that plagued the Confederate Army of Tennessee. This talk begins inside the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center before moving to a location on the battlefield.

"The Army of Tennessee seemed doomed to fail," officials said. "It repeatedly snatched defeat from the jaws of victory.  Over the years, historians simply blamed the army’s failures on its long time commander, Braxton Bragg.  Yet, the problems predated General Bragg and lasted until the war’s close.
So, if not Bragg, then who was to blame?  What was wrong with the Army of Tennessee?  We will explore these questions and others as we discuss what was wrong with the Army of Tennessee.

"Visitors may wish to bring a bottle of water and a folding chair since we will be in one location for the program."

For more information about upcoming programs at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, contact the Lookout Mountain Visitor Center at 423-821-7786, the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 706-866-9241, or visit the park’s website at www.nps.gov/chch.


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