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Railroad lines from Chattanooga linked major distribution centers of the Confederacy; it was a key in Lincoln's plan to "divide and conquer" the South.

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Q: Why was the capture of Chattanooga important for the Union?
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Why was the capture of Chattanooga important?

because everyone was equally divided

Why the capture of vicksburge by union force was important because it?

Because it enabled Union troops to liberate the Mississippi, so ending the war in the West. It enabled them to go to the aid of the Army of the Cumberland in Chattanooga.

Why was the capture of Chattanooga an important victory for the North?

The Northern strategy to divide the South into the upper and lower South was successful.

Which battle in southern Tennessee gave the Union control of important territory in the center of the Confederacy?


Where was the final union victory in the state of Tennessee?

chattanooga chattanooga

What was the most succesfull plan of the union during the civil war?

Three of them stand out. Rosecrans' occupation of Chattanooga. Grant's capture of Vicksburg. Sherman's March to the Sea.

Is Chattanooga a union or confederate win?

Chattanooga was a union win which led to the march to the sea Chickamauga was a confederate win

Which battle was more important for the union cause Chattanooga or vicksberg?

Vicksburg, because split the Confederacy in to two parts.

What are some important victories for the union army?

Shiloh Antietam Vicksburg Gettysburg 2nd Chattanooga Atlanta Petersburg

When did Union General Buell begin his march to Chattanooga following the capture of Corinth Mississippi?

On June 10, 1862, Major General Buell left Corinth Mississippi and marched his army towards Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was following the orders of Major General Halleck.

Why was it so important to the union to capture forts in western Tennessee?

the confederate forts in western Tennessee were important in the union plan to defeat the south.

How many Union soldiers died during the battle of Chattanooga?

There were 753 reported Union soldiers killed during the Battle of Chattanooga.