Temporary Trail Closures on Lookout Mountain (August 18, 2014)
The park is advising the public that portions of the Lookout Mountain trails will be temporarily closed on Monday, August 18, 2014, from 7 am until 2 pm.In case of inclement weather, work will begin on Tuesday, August 19. More »
37th TN Living History Weekend
Contact: Rebecca Karcher, 706-866-9241
Superintendent Shawn Benge invites you to attend a special living history program at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park on Saturday, July 14 and Sunday, July 15, 2007
The Living Historians of the 37th Tennessee Reenactment Group will be portraying Confederate soldiers from the Army of Tennessee and will conduct Infantry Demonstrations and camp talks on the Poe Field in the Chickamauga Battlefield. Special Program signs posted in the battlefield will direct you to the program location. Programs will be conducted at the following times:
Saturday, July 14 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 4 p.m.
Sunday, July 15 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
On September 19 and 20, 1863 the 37th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment was actively engaged in battle action on the Poe Farm. The 37th Tennessee was part of Brigadier General William Bate’s Brigade that suffered a casualty rate of greater than 30 % during the Battle of Chickamauga.
For additional information about this program and future programs contact the National Park Service, Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center, 706-866-9241.
Did You Know?
Each year many officers and leaders of the United States Army and our allies visit Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park to study leadership and tactics employed during the Civil War battles fought here in 1863. These visits are called Staff Rides.