“What’s In A Name?” - Exploring Some Of The Unique Names In The Battle of Chickamauga

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will host a special 45-minute program at Chickamauga Battlefield at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 2.

Participants will visit places associated with some of the strange and unusual names one sees around the park. Participatants should dress appropriately for conditions and bring along a bottle of water and a folding chair, if they like.

Just a short drive through the Chickamauga Battlefield will bring past one's eyes a series of names and words that leave one wondering about their stories.

Who was August Willich? What was the Orphan Brigade, what did Lytle do to get a hill named after him? To find out the answer to these questions and to hear even more, join organizers for this special tour.

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



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