Key facts about the American Civila War Battle of Chickamauga.
- September 19–20, 1863.
- Catoosa and Walker counties in northwestern Georgia.
Principal Union commander(s):
- Major General William Rosecrans.
Principal Confederate commander(s):
- General Braxton Bragg.
Union forces engaged:
- Army of the Cumberland.
Confederate forces engaged:
- Army of Tennessee.
Number of Union soldiers engaged:
- Roughly 60,000.
Number of Confederate soldiers engaged:
- Roughly 65,000.
Estimated Union casualties:
- 16,000 (killed, wounded and missing/captured).
Estimated Confederate casualties:
- 18,500 (killed, wounded and missing/captured).
- Confederate victory.
- An estimated 1,657 Union soldiers were killed at the Battle of Chickamauga.
- An estimated 2,312 Confederate soldiers were killed at the Battle of Chickamauga.
- The Battle of Chickamauga was the most significant Union defeat in the western theater of the American Civil War.
- The combined losses at the Battle of Chickamauga were the highest total for any battle in the western theater of the American Civil War
- The Battle of Chickamauga produced the second highest number of casualties in the American Civil War (following Gettysburg).
- The Battle of Chickamauga was the last battle of a Union offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia called the Chickamauga Campaign.
- Major General William Rosecrans was relieved of his command of the Army of the Cumberland on October 19, 1863.