Posted 3/1/18

Homefront: Chickamauga

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'Homefront: Chickamauga'

FORT OGLETHORPE, Ga. — On March 17, at 2 p.m., Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will provide a special one-hour talk at Chickamauga Battlefield exploring the battle’s impact on several communities in the battle’s aftermath. The "Homefront: Chickamauga" talk will take place at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center.

Like a stone thrown into a puddle, the aftermath of the Battle of Chickamauga sent ripples throughout the country. As the staggering battlefield losses were reported, many families and communities were shaken to the core. This talk will look at some of those who were affected by the battle and relate their stories of loss, recovery, and hope.

For more information about programs at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, contact the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 706-866-9241, the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center at 423-821-7786, or visit the park’s website at www.nps.gov/chch.


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