Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Battle of Lookout Mountain ~ Nov. 24, 1863



Marker ID: THC 2A 24
Location: Old Wauhatchie Pike at Garden Road, Chattanooga, TN
County: Hamilton
Coordinates: N 35° 01.179    W 085° 21.279
  35.01965    -85.35465
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMQ55
 



Text:

Nov. 24, 1863 Two miles south, over 3000 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.

Tennessee Historical Commission