Chickamauga 150th Commemoration

Emerging Civil War

“The most persistent sound which reverberates through men’s history is the beating of war drums.” — Arthur Koestler

Last weekend (September 18-20, 2013) marked the 150th anniversary of The Battle of Chickamauga. I had the pleasure of joining historians and other visitors on the hallowed grounds of Chickamauga for the commemoration. I attended “real-time” events and explored the battlefield.

Chickamauga, Georgia was one of the first National Military Parks established by the United States Congress. The park came into being in 1890 along with the significant sites of Gettysburg, Shiloh, and Vicksburg.

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