Closures - Wilder Brigade Monument and Hwy 27 By-Pass Picnic Area
The interior of the Wilder Brigade Monument (Tour Stop #6) at Chickamauga Battlefield and the US Highway 27 Picnic Area will be closed from December 1, 2013, to March 15, 2014.
Death Knell of the Confederacy
In 1863, Union and Confederate forces fought for control of Chattanooga, known as the "Gateway to the Deep South." The Confederates were victorious at nearby Chickamauga in September. However, renewed fighting in Chattanooga that November provided Union troops victory and control of the city. After the fighting, a Confederate soldier ominously wrote, "This...is the death-knell of the Confederacy."Read More
Plan a Field Trip
Are you a teacher interested in bringing your students to the park? Park rangers provide curriculum-based programs to supplement your lessons.Read More
Points Map - Monument Locator
Points Map is an interactive way to locate various monuments, tablets, and structures throughout the park.Read More
Follow Us on Facebook
The national military park uses Facebook to keep visitors up-to-date on programs, special events, and other important occurances.Read More
One Park - Multiple Stories
The nearly 10,000 acre Park consists of multiple stories, ranging from pre-historic and historic archeological sites to Civil War battlefields.Read More
Trading Cards for Kids
Discover more than 500 stories about America’s journey from the Civil War to Civil Rights. View online or visit this park to collect your own copies.Read More
Did You Know?
Captain Eli Lilly commanded a battery of artillery that saw heavy and successful action during the Battle of Chickamauga. Following the Civil War, Lilly, a pharmaceutical chemist, founded Eli Lilly and Company, a company which today is one of the largest in the world.