The XI Corps Moves West to Relieve Chattanooga November 1863

Pat Young

Brev. Brig. Gen'l
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Jan 7, 2013
Long Island, NY
As Union troops from the surrounding states were rushed to support the forces inside of Chattanooga, the Army of the Potomac sent its mostly German XI Corps by rail from Virginia. One of the largest troop movements by rail of the Civil War, it helped shift the balance in favor of the Union. What was the trip like for the men who went on it? Find out in our fourth article in our popular series on immigrants and the November 1863 Battles for Chattanooga.