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Ringgold Gap

The Battle of Ringgold Gap
November 27, 1863

Following the Union victory at Missionary Ridge and the Rebel retreat, Yankee troops set out in pursuit. Maj. Gen. Patrick Cleburne’s command fell back to Ringgold Gap where the Western & Atlantic Railroad passed through Taylor’s Ridge. Maj. Gen. Joseph B. Hooker sent his force forward to seize the ridge, which it failed to do after five hours of heavy fighting.

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Battle Facts

Location

  • Catoosa County, Georgia

Dates

  • November 27, 1863

Union Commander

Confederate Commander

Estimated Casualties

  • 432 UnionUnion Flag
  • 480 ConfederateConfederate Flag

Result

  • Confederate Victory Confederate Flag

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