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Re: [civilwarwest] Bragg at Chickamauga

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  • nickrelee@aol.com
    In a message dated 1/30/2006 8:45:19 AM Mountain Standard Time, csa_rebel_rob@yahoo.com writes: IIRC, did not Rosecrans also move a federal unit to cover what
    Message 1 of 6 , Jan 30, 2006
      In a message dated 1/30/2006 8:45:19 AM Mountain Standard Time, csa_rebel_rob@... writes:
      IIRC, did not Rosecrans also move a federal unit to cover what he thought was a gap in his lines when there really wasn't one.  He just didn't see the troops there.
       
      I belive this may have helped Longstreet's breakthrough.
      Yes Rosecrans was moving men around, and happened to create a real gap trying to plug a gap that did not exist.  Longstreet happened to attack at the right moment, catching the Union moving and made a breakthrough. 
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