From November 14, 2015

Battle on Lookout Mountain

After capturing Orchard Knob on November 23, 1863, General Grant was ready to engage the Confederate army and advance the Union army out of Chattanooga.  He instructed General Joseph Hooker to make a “demonstration” against Lookout Mountain. Lookout Mountain is a 100 mile long ridge that comes to a point just over Chattanooga and the Tennessee …

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