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“Bad Neighborhood”
Review of Orchard Knob

Orchard Knob
Ranked #52 of 148 things to do in Chattanooga
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Level 6 Contributor
61 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 285 helpful votes
“Bad Neighborhood”
Reviewed October 20, 2008

The history is insignificant because the neighborhood is so bad. I wouldn trecommend a visitor to go here at all! drug infested adn crime ridden! dont go !

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San Antonio, Texas
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“Where Grant et al watched the Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge attacks”
Reviewed August 4, 2008

For Civil War buffs, this is where Grant, Thomas and Granger watched the attacks of Hooker against Lookout Mountain - the "Battle Above the Clouds" - and Sherman's stalled attack against Cleburne's division around the north end of Missionary Ridge, which is east of Civil War Chattanooga. Also from here they saw the soldiers of Thomas assault the rifle pits at the base of Missionary Ridge and then climb and take all of the Ridge without orders, much to the surprise of Grant. Lookout Mountain is south of this position.

Missionary Ridge is now almost completely developed, and Chattanooga has expanded far beyond it to the east.

The first attached picture shows Missionary Ridge in the distance to the east, about two miles. Its much lower than Lookout Mountain and separated from it on the south end by the Rossville Gap through which Rosecran's army retreated after its disastrous defeat at Chickamagua two months before.

See attached picture 3 for the plaque on site which gives a good summary of the attacks on Nov. 24/25, 1863.

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