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Scenario#: 53     Date: May 16, 1863     Location: Hinds County, Mississippi

The Battle of Champion Hill was the pivotal battle in the Vicksburg Campaign. Union commander Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and the Army of the Tennessee fought the Confederate Army, under Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton. Pemberton’s force formed into …

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Scenario#: 52     Date: April 30- May 6, 1863     Location: Chancellorsville, Virginia

Crossing the Rapidan River, Federal infantry under General Hooker concentrated near Chancellorsville on April 30. Combined with a Union force at Fredericksburg, Hooker planned a double envelopment, attacking Confederate General Lee from both his…

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Scenario#: RB01     Date: May 1-3, 1863     Location: Chancellorsville, Virginia

The battle was fought on May 1st to May 3rd, 1863 in Virginia. This scenario recreates the third day of battle. Joseph Hooker faces Robert E. Lee.

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Scenario#: 55     Date: September 19-20, 1863     Location: Chickamauga, Georgia

Union General William Rosecrans had gathered his army of 60,000 at Chickamauga, Georgia, located 12 miles southwest of Chattanooga. Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s Army of Tennessee would have 65,000 men. On the first day of battle, Bragg’s men…

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Scenario#: 12     Date: September 19-20, 1863     Location: Chickamauga, Georgia

After Gettysburg, both armies maneuvered for position. Lincoln wanted to maintain pressure and pressed Rosecrans to advance with the Army of the Cumberland. Although slow to act, “Old Rosy,” as his troops called him, executed a masterful campaign and…

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Scenario#: 54     Date: July 2, 1863     Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The Union forces, under General Meade numbered around 60,000 while the Confederates, under General Lee had about 50,000 troops. At 4:00 in the afternoon the Confederates launched their attack with an artillery bombardment. The Confederates entered…

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Scenario#: 10     Date: July 1-3, 1863     Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Lee reasoned that his plans to invade Pennsylvania would keep the war in the north and allow his army to feed off the rich northern farmlands. He further hoped another victory could influence Britain and France to recognize the Confederacy, …

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Scenario#: 11     Date: July 1-3, 1863     Location: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Lee planned to launch the main assault against the Union center. Longstreet had misgivings and cautioned Lee, but spent the morning readying his brigades for the attack. An artillery bombardment prior to the attack failed to inflict significant…

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Scenario#: 56     Date: November 25, 1863     Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee

The Battle of Missionary Ridge was fought as part of the Chattanooga Campaign. Union forces in the Military Division of the Mississippi under Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant assaulted Missionary Ridge and the Confederate Army of Tennessee, commanded by…

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Scenario#: 9     Date: Dec. 31-Jan 2 1863     Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee

After Shiloh, Grant campaigned to gain control of the Mississippi, while Buell advanced from Corinth toward the vital Confederate rail junction at Chattanooga. To draw Buell away from his intended target, the Confederate Generals Edmund Kirby Smith…

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