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Missionary Ridge

a ridge in NW Georgia and SE Tennessee: Civil War battle 1863. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The culmination of Braggs unpopularity was his defeat at Missionary Ridge.

    The Life of Jefferson Davis Frank H. Alfriend
  • Sherman at once formed his troops for assault on Missionary Ridge.

  • At that battle, Missionary Ridge was the keystone of the Confederate position.

  • After the fight at Missionary Ridge, two boys, brothers, were brought in.

    Memories Fannie A. (Mrs.) Beers
  • In the storming of Missionary Ridge, which was the central glory of that fight, Sheridan and his men bore a conspicuous part.

    Men of Our Times Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • On the 24th Sherman crossed the river and established his army, on the north end of Missionary Ridge.

    Ulysses S. Grant Walter Allen
  • At the foot of Missionary Ridge Thomas army had reached its goal.

    The Civil War Through the Camera

    Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
  • He took part in the battle of Wauhatchie and at Missionary Ridge, commanding the 80th.

  • My little excursion had brought me nothing new, and, like all my similar ventures on Missionary Ridge, it ended in defeat.

    Spring notes from Tennessee Bradford Torrey
  • The flower that pleased me most, however, was the blood-red catchfly, which I had seen first on Missionary Ridge.

    Spring notes from Tennessee Bradford Torrey
British Dictionary definitions for Missionary Ridge

Missionary Ridge

a ridge in NW Georgia and SE Tennessee: site of a battle (1863) during the Civil War: Northern victory leading to the campaign in Georgia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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