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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lookout Creek

 
 
Lookout Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, August 11, 2012
1. Lookout Creek Marker
Inscription.
During the last half of the 60 day siege of Chattanooga in 1863, Union troops on the west side of Lookout Creek fought almost daily with Confederates on this side. Each side wanted control of the creek's bridges.
Hooker's Corps Reports

 
Location. 35° 1.236′ N, 85° 21.267′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Old Wauhatchie Pike (Tennessee Route 318) south of Cummings Highway (Tennessee Route 2), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37419, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Lookout Mountain (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wiedrich's New York Battery (approx. half a mile away); New York Troops - 11th Corps (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brown's Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Wauhatchie (approx. 0.7 miles away); Heavy Slashings of Timber (approx. 0.7 miles away); Union Occupation of the Summit (approx. 0.8 miles away); 111th Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.8 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Lookout Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, August 11, 2012
2. Lookout Creek Marker
Lookout Creek Marker (back) image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, August 11, 2012
3. Lookout Creek Marker (back)
It looks as if the plaque is missing from the back (see holes where attached)
Lookout Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, August 11, 2012
4. Lookout Creek Marker
Photo taken from behind the marker, looking across Lookout Creek in the direction of Wauhatchie.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 30, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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