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(September 2012) Enlarge Mouth of Battle Creek from opposite side of the Tennessee River. In August 1862 the Federal Fort McCook, located at the mouth of Battle Creek, was shelled by Confederate artillery. The Union Army constructed a pontoon bridge across the Tennessee River near the mouth of Battle Creek at Alley’s Ferry prior to the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia in September 1863.

Battle Creek is marked by the bridge piers


(March 27, 2013) Enlarge Looking toward the Stevens Mill site from County Road 97 (Cloverdale Road). The mill site is at the base of Lookout Mountain (background) just beyond the low hills


(March 27, 2013) Enlarge Ruins of the Nisbet Plantation Home just off Cloverdale Road near the Chickamauga Heritage Trail plantation marker


(March 27, 2013) Enlarge Union camp sites on Newsome Gap Road near Rising Fawn, GA. Lookout and Hurricane Creeks converge in the background


(March 27, 2013) Enlarge Restored Easly Plantation Home, just north of Rising Fawn Community, 7 mi. south of Trenton


(March 27, 2013) Enlarge Old barn on the Easly Plantation. Fox Mountain in background

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