Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Federal Entrenchments

Marker ID: THC 2A 54
Location: Scenic Drive, Lookout Mountain, TN
County: Hamilton
Coordinates: N 34° 59.101    W 085° 21.255
  34.98501666    -85.35425
Waymark: None


The entrenchments of which vestiges are visible from here were constructed by the Federal garrison detailed to guard the Federal Army hospital which was situated a short distance from here. This construction took place following the fighting around Chattanooga which resulted in the withdrawal of Confederate forces in November, 1863.