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U.S. Civil War SitesMilitary History of Chattanooga - Chattanooga TN

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This city was first occupied by Confederate troops in the spring of 1862 under Generals Floyd, Maxey and Leadbetter. Union troops under General Mitchell shelled it June 7 and 8. Bragg's Army occupied it in August preparing for the Kentucky campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesMilitary History of Chattanooga -- Chattanooga TN

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A black US War Department tablet from the 1890s at a pocket park in downtown Chattanooga tells the Civil War military history of Chattanooga.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/15/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Chattanooga, 3d Day, Nov. 25. - Chattanooga TN

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During the night of Nov. 24, 1863, Bragg's forces withdrew from the plain and Lookout and joined those on Missionary Ridge, occupying it from Rossville to Tunnel Hill, and a spur thence eastward to the Chickamauga.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Chattanooga, 2d Day, Nov. 24.- Chattanooga TN

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During the night of Nov. 23, 1863, Gen. Sherman crossed the Tennessee at the mouth of the Chickamauga, under orders to carry the north end of Missionary Ridge to the railroad tunnel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Chattanooga, 1st Day, Nov. 23 - Chattanooga TN

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November 23d, 1863, under instructions from Gen. Grant to ascertain whether the Confederates still occupied the valley, Gen. Thomas disposed forces in front of Fort Wood, the site of which is now marked by the stand-pipe of the water works.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesRe-Opening the Tennessee River - Chattanooga TN

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After Chickamauga, the Confederates by holding Lookout Mountain and Valley, closed the river line of supplies. Rosecrans' plan for its re-opening was to move Hooker's force from Bridgeport into Lookout Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesNegley's and Wilder's Demonstrations Against Chattanooga - Chattanooga TN

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On June 7 and 8, 1862, General Negley in command of a Union reconnoitering force appeared on Stringer's Ridge northwest of this point, and screened by the timber opened with artillery on the city and line of rifle pits.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesUnion Block House - Chattanooga TN

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Block houses were built during the Civil War for use as defensive position to protect critical assets. The military bridge spanning the river located here was protected by a block house similar to the example pictured here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites1864 Military Bridge - Chattanooga TN

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The first bridge crossing of the Tennessee River at Chattanooga was erected in 1864 under the order of Montgomery Meigs. This clearing highlights the alignment where the wooden bridge crossed the southern portions of Renaissance Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle Above the Clouds - Lookout Mountain TN

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On November 24, 1863, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, the Union commander, ordered Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker's forces to storm Lookout Mountain. Hooker's men swept up the western slope of the mountain from your left.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesPoint Park-Lookout Mountain, TN

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Chattanooga fell to the Union Army here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/30/2007

last visited: 11/2/2022

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U.S. Civil War SitesCivil War Signaling - Signal Mountain TN

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With flags and torches, signalmen passed the word —When Confederate forces laid siege to Chattanooga in late September 1863, they cut off telegraph lines leading into the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBoats on the Tennessee - Signal Mountain TN

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Civil War supply boats challenged the treacherous narrows here. This vital supply line strengthened the Union army for Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's advance on Atlanta in the spring of 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesField Artillery-Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park - Fort Oglethorpe GA

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In front of you are examples of six types of muzzle-loading field guns used at Chickamauga and Chattanooga. The iron and bronze tubes are authentic Civil War pieces; the carriages are reproductions. More than 200 other cannon visible on the battlefield today were placed by veterans in the 1890s. These guns mark the positions of batteries during the fighting.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/23/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesHistoric Plaques and Markers - Fort Oglethorpe GA

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On August 19, 1890, the U.S. Congress established the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park for the purpose of "preserving and suitably marking for historical and professional military study the fieldS.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/23/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattlefield Monuments-Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park - Fort Oglethorpe GA

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More than 600 stone and bronze monuments were erected on the battlefields here between 1890 and 1930. Chickamauga and Chattanooga veterans designed and placed most of them, under the direction of the Park Commissioners. Funding was provided by the U.S. Government, the states, and veterans organizations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/23/2020

last visited: 10/2/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Mattox Gap- Shipp's Gap - GA

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This marker was placed by the Son's of Confederate Veterans, John B. Gordon Camp 599 and is located on Hwy. 136 at Forest Road 250.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/20/2008

last visited: 6/30/2009

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U.S. Civil War SitesWilliam Little House-Walker County, Ga

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House located in rural north west Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/13/2008

last visited: 12/29/2010

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Anatomy of a Campaign - Cowan TN

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In late June of 1863, Union Major General William S. Rosecrans launched a massive offensive from his base in Murfreesboro in an attempt to drive Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s 43,000-man Army of Tennessee from its entrenchments at Shelbyvill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/13/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Cowan TN

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On 4 July 1863 Union Major General Philip Sheridan’s 3rd Division (McCook’s XX Corps) was stationed here in Cowan. This was the deepest advance of Union infantry in the Tullahoma Campaign.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/13/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Winchester TN

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From June 24th to June 27th, the Union Army of the Cumberland had moved flawlessly to maneuver the Confederate Army of Tennessee out of its position south of the Highland Rim.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Winchester TN

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In late June of 1863, Union Major General William S. Rosecrans launched a massive offensive from his base in Murfreesboro in an attempt to drive Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s 43,000-man Army of Tennessee from its entrenchments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites16th Tenn. Reg’t. C.S.A. - McMinnville TN

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In memory of those members of the 16th Tenn. Reg’t C.S.A. killed in battle, whose names are inscribed hereon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1863 - Manchester TN

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In late June of 1863, Union Major General William S. Rosecrans launched a massive offensive from his base in Murfreesboro in an attempt to drive Confederate General Braxton Bragg’s 43,000-man Army of Tennessee from its entrenchments at Shelbyville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/16/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesTullahoma Campaign June 24-July 4, 1862 - Manchester TN

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When Manchester was founded in the late 18th century, local lore has it that the town, named for Manchester, England, was destined to become an American version of this powerful industrial city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/16/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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