Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Sunset Rock ~ Oct 28, 1863

Marker ID: THC 2A 69
Location: on West Brow Rd at Linden Way, Lookout Mountain, TN
County: Hamilton
Coordinates: N 35° 00.024    W 085° 21.265
  35.0004    -85.35441666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM23PJ


From here, General Braxton Bragg with James Longstreet, one if his corps commanders, watched the Federals under Major General Joseph Hooker, then arriving from the Army of the Potomac and in process of entering Lookout Valley. They determined to oppose them that evening. The result was the Battle of Wauhatchie, fought at midnight, and resulting in the repulse of the Confederates.

Tennessee Historical Commission