Title -  Train Depot at Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga

 

Description -  U.S. military train at depot; Lookout Mountain in background, at Chattanooga, TN.  After Rosecrans' debacle at Chickamauga, Bragg's army occupied the mountains that ring about the vital railroad center of Chattanooga.  Grant, brought in to save the situation, steadily built up offensive strength, and on November 23 - 25, burst the blockade in a series of brilliantly executed attacks.  The photograph, probably all taken the following year when Chattanooga was the base for Sherman's Atlanta campaign, include scenes on Lookout Mountain, stormed by Hooker on November 24.  Originally photographed between September-November 1863.

 

Description Source -  Library of Congress

 

Year -  September 19 - 20, 1863

Train Depot at Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga

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