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Address: Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN

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A must see for the avid WBTS buff!

Orchard Knob is a great stop for someone wishing to visit all of the important areas of the battles for control of Chattanooga. From this site, you can get the same vantage point... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 24, 2016
Lookout Mountain Tennessee

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Lookout Mountain Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Orchard Knob is a great stop for someone wishing to visit all of the important areas of the battles for control of Chattanooga. From this site, you can get the same vantage point as the Union commanders before and during the assault on Missionary Ridge. It is a small site but worth the half hour or so that a visit... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

You MUST check out Orchard Knob! The monuments are quite impressive and the views from the top are amazing! You can see downtown, Lookout/Signal Mtn, and Missonary Ridge!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Despite having lived in Chattanooga around 30 years this was my first trip to the Orchard Knob portion of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. There is no dedicated parking for the park but there is plenty of space on the streets surrounding it. It is also important to note that this is not the best part of town.... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

This location was several miles from Missionary Ridge and served as a signal station and Union headquarters. It played an important part in the battle of Missionary Ridge.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

It was obvious why this area was chosen as a headquarters. You can see much of the surrounding terrain easily.

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Chattanooga, TN
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016

Stand near the monument and look up at the ridge. Wonder how the Confederates could hit this know from that distance--and why Union officer would think it a safe place to set camp. If you study this war, this is a special place with a special story. Orchard Knob is in the middle of a somewhat scruffy residential neighborhood. The... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

The role of the site in the history of the Civil war is notable, and is well described at the site Parking is a bit limited, and the site is quite small when compared to the vast areas of the battle that happened on Chickamauga Gap Missionary ridge, and Lookout Mountain, but would be a good "quick stop" for car... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2015

Wonderful little park in Orchard Knob section of Chatt. Lots of interesting Civil war facts as well as well maintained artifacts. Great views of the city as well.

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Slidell, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2015

This place is huge. You'll need a car to drive by the battlefields and encampments. Take the time to read the signs and you'll be amazed with how things were back then.

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Sanford, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2015

Once we found the location, we spent about an hour looking at the monuments and reading the plaques. The view of Chattanooga and Missionary Ridge from the top of the Knob is outstanding. It is helpful to know some history of the Civil War battles fought here and the significance of the Knob. This is where Grant watched the unfolding... More 

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