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The Battle of Chickamauga – 147th Anniversary

Today is the 147th anniversary of the second day of fighting at the Battle of Chickamauga.  Chickamauga Creek runs through the valley southeast of Lookout Mountain.  Loosely translated, the Indian name Chickamauga, translates into “River of Blood.”  From the morning … Continue reading

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Civil War Rifles and Muskets – a photo essay

I visited the Chickamauga National Military Park in March 2010.  The visitor’s center has one of the best gun collections that can be found anywhere.  The Fuller Gun Collection was donated to the Chickamauga National Military Park in 1954. Claud … Continue reading

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