Thursday, November 20, 2008
by Patrick Lewis
Though we're not quite to our anniversary here at the blog, our namesake and (usually) subject is turning 146 today. Disappointed from the lack of success in Kentucky (though loaded down with the produce of the Bluegrass), Braxton Bragg reorganized his forces on November 20, 1862. In the process, he designated the army, the Army of Tennessee.
So, here's to the army's founder, its longtime commander, and our favorite figure here at AoT: "Bully for Bragg!"