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Pennsylvania 79th Volunteer Infantry, Company A (Union)

9/1/61

Organized - Pennsylvania 79th Volunteer Infantry, Company A - Pennsylvania

9/19/63

Battle - Chickamauga - Catoosa County, Georgia; Walker County, Georgia

Chickamauga
Chickamauga

After the successful Tullahoma Campaign, Maj. Gen. William Rosecrans continued the Union offensive, aiming to force Gen. Braxton Bragg's Confederate army out of Chattanooga. Through a series of skillful marches towards the Confederate-held city, Rosecrans forced Bragg out of Chattanooga and into Georgia. Determined to reoccupy the city, Bragg followed the Federals north, brushing with Rosecrans' army at Davis' Cross Roads. While they marched on September 18th, his cavalry and infantry skirmished with Un…READ MORE

7/12/65

Mustered Out - Pennsylvania 79th Volunteer Infantry, Company A - Pennsylvania


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