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The Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia, fought 10 weeks after the Battle of Gettysburg, was the second deadliest battle of the Civil War and was surpassed in carnage only by Gettysburg. (See Ten Bloodiest and Costliest American Civil War Battles.) James Garfield, furthermore, served as Major General William S. Rosecrans' Chief of Staff at Chickamauga. Four months after becoming President of the United States, Garfield was shot in the back by a disgruntled office seeker and died two months later on September 19, 1881, the anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga.

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(L) Union Gen. William Rosecrans; (R) Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg

Battle of Chickamauga
Date: September 18-20, 1863
Location: Georgia
Confederate Commander: Braxton Bragg
Union Commander: William Rosecrans
Confederate Forces Engaged: 66,326
Union Forces Engaged: 58,222
Winner: Confederacy
Casualties: 34,624 (16,170 Union and 18,454 Confederate)

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