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This Day in Texas History: Texans Fight at Chickamauga

This Day in Texas History: Texans Fight at Chickamauga September 19, 1863 On this day in 1863, the two-day battle of Chickamauga began, ending in one of the last great field victories for the Confederacy. The first day’s action, fought in densely wooded terrain, became a classic “soldier’s battle” in which generalship counted for little…
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This day in Texas History: Texas Troops Captured at Arkansas Post

This day in Texas History: (from the¬†Texas State Historical Association¬†archives) Texas Troops Captured at Arkansas Post January 11, 1863 On this day in 1863, the remnants of the Fourth Brigade of Walker’s Texas Division were captured intact at Arkansas Post. The division, organized in Arkansas in October 1862, was the only division in Confederate service…
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