Did Sherman win Lookout Mountain battle?

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Did Sherman win Lookout Mountain battle?

Postby cruces » Thu Nov 08, 2012 4:04 am

How Sherman Won Lookout Mountain

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Yes, you read the title right. I am going to put forth an alternative argument about the capture of Lookout Mountain. While the dramatic story of Hooker’s advance around the face of the mountain might be well known, I think the cause and effect is not.

On the morning of November 23rd the Confederates had three divisions holding the area between Lookout creek and Chattanooga creek that encompassed the north end of Lookout Mountain. The morning of November 25th the U S had three divisions holding the same area. Thus during that 48 hours period, control of Lookout Mountain changed hands.

This is from by Ned B of TOCWOC. Here is the rest of the story:http://www.brettschulte.net/CWBlog/2012/10/18/how-sherman-won-lookout-mountain

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