What is Bragg?

  • (noun): Confederate general during the American Civil War who was defeated by Grant in the battle of Chattanooga (1817-1876).
    Synonyms: Braxton Bragg

Some articles on bragg:

Chattanooga Campaign - Wauhatchie
... Having ignored several direct orders from Bragg to attack Brown's Ferry, Longstreet was ordered by Bragg to attack Hooker's concentration at Wauhatchie instead ... from Lookout Mountain, far fewer troops than Bragg had authorized ... Longstreet committed too few men for an assault of this importance and Bragg was also disgusted with his subordinate ...
Catherine Bragg
... Catherine Bragg (born in 1953 in Hong Kong) currently serves as Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs ... Bragg obtained a PhD in Criminal Justice from the University at Albany, SUNY, a Master of Philosophy in Criminology from the University of Cambridge ... Prior to joining the United Nations, Bragg served as the Director-General of the Humanitarian Assistance, Peace and Security Programme in the Canadian ...
Chattanooga Campaign - Longstreet Departs
... Bragg had committed the most egregious error of his checkered career ... Bragg knew the siege was effectively broken ... right flank attempting to move around Grant's left flank—Bragg realized that movement around Grant's left flank was the only promising option ...
Bragg, Texas
... Bragg is a ghost town in Hardin County, Texas, United States, in the Big Thicket forest area of the southeastern part of the state ... Sometimes referred to as "Bragg Station", this small community that flourished in the early 1900s lies ten miles west of Kountze ... Named after the Confederate general Braxton Bragg, this town was built around an important railroad junction installed by the Santa Fe Railroad system in 1902 ...

Famous quotes containing the word bragg:

    There’s nothing the British like better than a bloke who comes from nowhere, makes it, and then gets clobbered.
    —Melvyn Bragg (b. 1939)