Location: Catoosa County
Campaign: Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign (1863)
Date(s): November 27, 1863
Principal Commanders: Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker [US]; Maj. Gen. Patrick R. Cleburne [CS]
Forces Engaged: Three divisions [US]; one division [CS]
Estimated Casualties: 912 total (US 432; CS 480)
Description: Following the Union victory at Missionary Ridge and the Rebel retreat, Yankee troops set out in pursuit. Maj. Gen. Patrick Cleburnes command fell back to Ringgold Gap where the Western & Atlantic Railroad passed through Taylors Ridge. Maj. Gen. Joseph B. Hooker sent his force forward to seize the ridge, which it failed to do after five hours of heavy fighting.
Result(s): Confederate victory