Bluff Trail Closed on Lookout Mountain Battlefield
Bluff Trail will be closed effective February 10, 2014, and will remain closed until further notice. The section of trail that is closed is south of the Cravens House trail and north of Sunset Rock.
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.
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?
Arthur MacArthur, Jr. was awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery in the Battle of Missionary Ridge, November 25, 1863. His son, Douglas MacArthur, was awarded the Medal of Honor during World War II.