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Lookout Valley near Tiftonia in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Lookout Mountain

Nov. 24, 1863

 
 
Battle of Lookout Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
1. Battle of Lookout Mountain Marker
Inscription.  Two miles south, over 3,000 Federal troops crossed Lookout Creek in thick fog at dawn. They lined up from the creek to base of cliffs above and charged north along the mountainside over slashed timber and deep ravines crumpling the Confederate left flank completely.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 24.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 1.179′ N, 85° 21.283′ W. Marker is near Tiftonia, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. It is in Lookout Valley. Marker is at the intersection of Garden Road and Old Wauhatchie Pike (Tennessee Route 318), on the right when traveling south on Garden Road. Marker is located in the Lookout Mountain Battlefield unit of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Garden Road, Chattanooga TN 37419, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lookout Creek (about 400 feet away, measured in
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a direct line); Wiedrich's New York Battery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Heavy Slashings of Timber (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brown's Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); New York Troops - 11th Corps (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Wauhatchie (approx. 0.6 miles away); Union Occupation of the Summit (approx. ¾ mile away); 111th Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiftonia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Lookout Mountain, 24 November 1863. (Submitted on July 28, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. National Park Service website. (Submitted on July 28, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Battle of Lookout Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2003
2. Battle of Lookout Mountain Marker
Battle of Lookout Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, September 12, 2010
3. Battle of Lookout Mountain Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,310 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on September 13, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on September 13, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   2. submitted on July 28, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on September 13, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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