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The Battle of Ringgold Gap

November 27, 1863 in Catoosa County, Georgia
Chattanooga Campaign

Union Forces Commanded by:
Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker
Forces Killed Wounded Captured
- 432 k&w - -

Confederate Forces Commanded by:
Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne
Forces Killed Wounded Captured
- 480 k&w - -

**Missing and Captured
Conclusion: Confederate Victory


Following the Union victory at Missionary Ridge, Union troops set out in pursuit of the Confederates retreating toward Dalton, Georgia. Intending to delay the Union pursuit, Maj. General Patrick Cleburne's command fell back and established a blocking position at Ringgold Gap where the Western & Atlantic Railroad passed through Taylor's Ridge.
Maj. General Joseph Hooker sent his force forward to seize the gap, which it failed to do after 5 hours of heavy fighting.
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