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Contact: Kim Coons, 423-752-5213 x139
Fort Oglethorpe, GA: On Tuesday, September 19, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites local eighth grade classes to participate in a unique, rotating educational program commemorating the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga. The program, which last 90 minutes, will be offered in three time blocks: 9 am, 10:30 am and 12 pm (noon). Reservations are required and times will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Interested schools can contact Park Ranger Chris Young for registration information at 423-752-5213 x 117, or by e-mail us.
On September 18 – 20, 1863, Union and Confederate soldiers fought one another at Chickamauga, resulting in the second costliest battle of the Civil War. Education Day will combine the history of the battle with associated literature and mathematics to provide students multiple opportunities to connect with the narrative of Chickamauga and the Civil War. Activities are meant to enrich the existing American History curriculum by allowing students to tangibly engage with their local national park.