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Lookout Mountain park commemorates the November 1863 “Battle Above the Clouds”

Point Park on Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga, Tennessee rates among my favorite Civil War sites. Made famous during the November 24, 1863 Battle Above the Clouds (one battle that Joe Hooker did right), this ragged spur on the mountain’s north-facing summit gained perhaps greater fame from the photographs taken immediately afterwards. Its dramatic outline dominating […]