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By Stacy W. Reaves

The conflict of Chickamauga used to be the main major Union defeat within the western theater of the Civil conflict and the second-deadliest conflict of the battle in the back of basically Gettysburg. Chickamauga and Chattanooga nationwide army Park used to be proven 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 seven-hundred monuments, markers and capsules commemorating those that sacrificed. and lots more and plenty just like the squaddies who bravely fought, each one monument has its personal background. 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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