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Address: Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
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Good sense of history

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2016
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Arlington, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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dublin
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46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

This park is in the middle of a subdivision and can be a challenge to find. There are two ways to walk up to the park, and I walked up the one towards the back - through a small iron gate. It was a pretty steep climb, but was worth it for the views and seeing this piece of history.

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Lombard, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

It's a rocky park in the middle of what doesn't look like a great neighborhood. Google Maps will take you about a block away from it so I was lucky to find it. It's a steep climb up unmaintained steps. That being said the views are great and you can see why Grant choose this as his location to observe... More 

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287 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

You can park on the street and walk up on the "knob", this famous battleground sits in the middle of a historic neighborhood in Chattanooga, many momuments are erected here with lots of information about the groups that fought here in the Battles for Chattanooga. Well kept, most of the plaques were just restored a year or so ago, a... More 

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