Vocabulary – Battle of Chikamauga
Casualties : noun; members of the armed forces lost to service through death, wounds, sickness, capture, or because of his or her whereabouts or condition cannon be determined.
Collided: verb; to come into violent contact; clash, impact.
Decisively: adjective; indisputable; definite or certain.
Flanked: verb; to menace or attack on the extreme right or left side of an army or fleet.
Gateway: noun; any passage by or point at which a region may be entered.
Objective: noun; something that one’s efforts or actions are intended to attain or accomplish; purpose, goal, or target.
Retreat: verb; to withdraw or leave in the face of or from action with an enemy, either due to defeat or in order to adopt a more favorable position.
Strategy: noun; the art or science of the planning and conduct of a war or military movements and operations.
Tactical: adjective; of or pertaining to a maneuver or plan of action to quickly gain a desired end or temporary advantage.
Theater: noun; a place of action or field of operations; a major area of military activity.