Re: Request for Information -- Tullahoma?
- The only thing I could find on the battle of Tullahoma in my library were two
sources: The Edge of Glory by Wm. Lamers (Chapter 13) and Civil War Tennessee
by Thomas Connelly (Chaper 3). Both of these only have small sections
mentioning this battle. Wish I could be of more help.
Colleen aka CWgal
- Well, even though its not the entire campaign I am working on an article on
the Battle of Liberty Gap, hope to get it in North and South, they have had
some good Tullahoma material in the past. They have had a good account of
the whole campaign and a nice article on the battle of Guy's Gap and the
- I would like to offer you couple of good writings on the Tullahoma campaign:
In Shelby Foote's massive trilogy, book two - chapter 7 (Riot and
Resurgance) has a good description of the campaign on pages 663 - 675.
Also, in the Time-Life Series "Fight for Chattanooga", chapter 1, pages 1 -
43 is entirely devoted to Tullahoma, also with some good photos and
My favorite aspect of the Tullahoma period was an excerpt from a soldier's
letter home where he wrote that the name "Tullahoma" came from the Greek
"tulla" - meaning mud, and "homa" - meaning MORE mud !!