Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Federal Entrenchments



Marker ID: THC 2A 54
Location: Scenic Drive, Lookout Mountain, TN
County: Hamilton
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

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.