Category talk:Battles of the Operations on the Memphis & Charleston Railroad of the American Civil War
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Battles on the Memphis and Charleston Railroad
In 1862 Union General Rosecrans held the town of Corinth Mississippi. This crossroads of the Memphis and Charleston and Mobile and Ohio Railroads.
October 3, 4th of 1862 combined forces of Sterling Price and Earle Van Dorn C.S.A.attempted to take the town and were beaten back. They retreated to Chewalla Tennessee some 10 miles N.W. on the Memphis and Charleston. They paralleled the RR to Hatchie Bridge where they were met head on by Union forces approaching from Bolivar through Middleton and Pocahontas (both on the Memphis and Charleston)The Hatchie Battle was two miles east of Pocahontas.
Memphis and Charleston Railroad
General Grearson's famous raid into Mississippi was launched from LaGrange Tennessee on the Memphis and Charleston east of Memphis. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 00:58, 23 August 2008 (UTC)