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, " the death-knell of the Confederacy." Read More

The Battle of Missionary Ridge by Adolph Metzner

The Battles for Chattanooga Anniversary

Join park staff in commemorating the 156th Anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga: November 23-25, 2019

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Last updated: October 12, 2019

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