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Battle of Chattanooga and Chickamauga - Part 5

This is the last post on the Battles of Chattanooga and Chickamauga.   Below is a photo of the Wilder Brigade Monument in honor of Colonel John T. 40 more words

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Battle of Chattanooga and Chickamauga - Part 4

Memorials in honor of both the Union and Confederate troops line the seven mile tour throughout the park.

The battles of Chattanooga and Chickamauga were the costliest battles in terms of lives lost during the Civil War.  23 more words

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Battle of Chattanooga and Chickamauga Part 3

Cannon were pulled through thick woods up the mountain by horses and mules.  You can find more information about the care and sacrifices made by these animals here:  … 22 more words

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Chickamauga

Composed on a visit to the Chickamauga Battlefield, GA, Jan. 2017


Bayonets and bandoliers, flashing in the night
“Come on lads, keep lively now, we’ll not fall without a fight!”
We grabbed our guns and shod our feet,
And prepared ourselves our God to meet. 111 more words
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Battle of Chattanooga and Chickamauga - Part 2

The US Congress authorized the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in 1890. 

Flags from each state involved in the battle hang in the Visitor Center… 23 more words

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Battles of Chattanooga and Chickamauga - Part 1

My mother’s family is from Chattanooga, Tennessee.  My father was in the Air Force stationed at the top of nearby Lookout Mountain and he and my mother met at the local drive-in restaurant.  171 more words

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Sunday Hikes: Sunset Rock

Located on Lookout Mountain and part of the Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park is Sunset Rock. The hike to the rock is a grueling .25 mile hike down from the parking lot to the rock. 89 more words

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