Tullahoma Campaign Facts

June 24–July 3, 1863

Key facts about the Tullahoma Campaign

William Rosecrans, Portrait, Civil War General

On June 24, 1863, Union Major General William Rosecrans launched his successful Tullahoma Campaign, which secured middle Tennessee for the Union within a month. Image Source: Libary of Congress.

Also Known As

  • Middle Tennessee Campaign

Date and Location

  • June 24–July 3, 1863
  • South-central Tennessee, between Murfreesboro and Chattanooga

Timeline of the Tullahoma Campaign

These are the main battles and events of the Tullahoma Campaign in order.

Principal Union Commanders

Principal Confederate Commanders

Union Forces Engaged

  • Army of the Cumberland

Confederate Forces Engaged

  • Army of Tennessee

Number of Union Soldiers Engaged

  • Roughly 50,000–60,000

Number of Confederate Soldiers Engaged

  • Roughly 45,000

Estimated Union Casualties

  • 569 (83 killed, 473 wounded, and 13 captured or missing)

Estimated Confederate Casualties

  • Undetermined


  • Union victory

Impact of the Tullahoma Campaign

  • Confederate casualties during the Tullahoma Campaign are unknown because commanding General Braxton Bragg wrote no battle reports, but the Union army captured 1,634 Confederates.
  • Although Confederate General Braxton Bragg was able to evacuate his army, William Rosecrans’s successful Tullahoma Campaign drove the Confederacy out of Middle Tennessee.