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Military Logistics

Civil War Railroads in East Tennessee

In the midst of the American Civil War, Chattanooga, Tennessee, became the focal point of a silent yet decisive battleā€”a battle for control over the supply lines that the railroads represented. Two major railroads, the Western & Atlantic Railroad (W&A) and the East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad (ET&G), converged here, forming a vital artery for…