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Contact: Kim Coons, 423-752-5213 x139
Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia: Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to participate in a military timeline of Chickamauga Battlefield.On Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9, living historians will represent historical military units associated with the battlefield. Walks through the timeline will take place behind the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 10:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm daily.
On three September days in 1863 two titanic armies struggled in the fields and forests of northwest Georgia in what is known as the Battle of Chickamauga,however this was not the first nor the last time the soil of the region would feel the tread of soldier's boots. Did you know that hundreds of Cherokee Indians travelled up the LaFayette Road during Indian Removal, or that U.S. Volunteers trained for the Spanish American War, World War I, and World War II on Chickamauga Battlefield?On this Veterans Day weekend, come to the park and learn from living historians about the vast military history of Chickamauga Battlefield.