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Contact: Kim Coons, 423-752-5213x139
Fort Oglethorpe, GA:Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park invites the public to participate in a free, 90-minute ranger-guided car caravan tour on Saturday, October 29, 2016, at
11 am in association with the 153rd Anniversary of the Battle of Wauhatchie.This tour will begin at the Chattanooga Arboretum and Nature Center parking lot at 400 Garden Road, Chattanooga, TN 37419.
The Battle of Wauhatchie, fought during the night of October 28-29, 1863, was a Confederate attempt to regain control of Brown's Ferry and Lookout Valley from Union troops who successfully took Brown's Ferry during the early morning hours of October 27.Visitors are encouraged to come and learn about this important, but often overlooked, action of the Chattanooga Campaign.
Visitors should wear comfortable and supportive footwear, appropriate clothing for the weather, and bring water.
For more information about programs at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, contact the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 706-866-9241, the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center at 423-821-7786, or visit park website at www.nps.gov/chch.