Lookout Valley

Lookout Valley (HM13YP)

Location: Lookout Mountain, TN 37350 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 0.677', W 85° 20.685'

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You are looking across Lookout Valley and the flat-topped ridges of the Cumberland Plateau. The morning of November 24, Union Gen. Hooker's troops crossed Lookout Creek opposite the present railroad yard in the valley. Then, in a long column, they climbed the mountain to the base of the cliff to your left. This wall blocked any further advance to the mountaintop. Facing north, to your right, the line next moved forward along the slope to attack the lightly held Confederate defenses. The advance cleared the creek bank of Confederate pickets. More Union soldiers crossed to join the attack, the total attacking force reached 8000. Walthall's brigade was driven back around Point Lookout, losing 900 of 1500 men - and the battle!
HM NumberHM13YP
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 12:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 651030 N 3875546
Decimal Degrees35.01128333, -85.34475000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.677', W 85° 20.685'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 40.62" N, 85° 20' 41.10" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1106-1100 W Brow Rd, Lookout Mountain TN 37350, US
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