A History & Guide to the Monuments of Chickamauga National by Stacy W. Reaves

By Stacy W. Reaves

The conflict of Chickamauga used to be the main major Union defeat within the western theater of the Civil struggle and the second-deadliest conflict of the battle in the back of in simple terms Gettysburg. Chickamauga and Chattanooga nationwide army Park used to be validated in 1890, the 1st of America's nationwide army parks. instantly after the conflict, either Union and accomplice infantrymen sought to honor those that gave their lives, and now Chickamauga and Chattanooga are domestic to greater than 700 monuments, markers and capsules commemorating those that sacrificed. and masses just like the infantrymen who bravely fought, every one monument has its personal heritage. sign up for Stacy W. Reaves and photographer Jane D. Beal as they recount the historical past of Chickamauga Battlefield and the monuments that memorialize its history.

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