Braxton Bragg

Braxton Bragg

Civil War (Confederate) · Confederate Army · General
Mexican-American War (1846 - 1848)
Service End Date

1856

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Branch

Confederate Army

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Service Start Date

1837

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Conflict Period

Mexican-American War

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Rank

Brevet Lieutenant Colonel

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Major battles

Siege of Fort Brown, Battle of Monterrey, Battle of Buena Vista

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Confederate) (1861 - 1865)
Branch

Confederate Army

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Service End Date

1865

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Rank

General

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Service Start Date

1861

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Major battles

Battle of Shiloh, Battle of Perryville, Battle of Stones River, Tullahoma Campaign, Battle of Chickamauga, Battles for Chattanooga, Second Battle of Fort Fisher, Battle of Bentonville

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Confederate)

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about Braxton Bragg

    Bragg had a difficult time serving in the Confederate army as commander because he had many subordinates who uncooperative. They constantly tried to have Bragg replaced, and on 16 December 1863, Bragg was replaced by Joseph E. Johnston.

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