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

158th Anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga

158th Anniversary of Chickamauga

Commemorate the 158th Anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga with a series of programs, September 18-20, 2021.

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Last updated: August 18, 2021

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