Torch Light Tour of Chattanooga National Cemetery

Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park



Dates & Times


Monday, May 29, 2023


8:45 PM


1 hour and 30 minutes

Type of Event

Guided Tour


Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, in partnership with the Chattanooga National Cemetery, invites the public to participate in a 90-minute, 1-mile torch light walking tour of the Civil War portion of the national cemetery on Monday evening, Memorial Day, May 29. Please meet at the old cemetery entrance arch in the southwest portion of the cemetery at 8:45 pm.   

In recognition of the 160th anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga and the Battles for Chattanooga, National Military Park Historian Jim Ogden will feature graves and stories of some of the soldiers interred in the cemetery who died in the fighting around Chattanooga in 1863.  

Comfortable, supportive footwear, clothing appropriate for the weather, and water are recommended for this program. A flashlight, to supplement the light from the reproduction historical torches, is also encouraged.

Reservation or Registration: No

Contact Information

Kim Coons
706-866-9241, ext. 139
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