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View Across the Tennessee River

View Across the Tennessee River | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
View across the Tennessee River toward the city and Cameron Hill, showing the military bridge and some Union Army installations put up following the occupation of Chattanooga in September, 1863. The bridge was destroyed in the flood of 1867, but a pier was still visible and pointed out to visitors late in the century. The site was heavily fortified. There are many published accounts of the military engagements here.
DESCRIPTION
View across the Tennessee River toward the city and Cameron Hill, showing the military bridge and some Union Army installations put up following the occupation of Chattanooga in September, 1863. The bridge was destroyed in the flood of 1867, but a pier was still visible and pointed out to visitors late in the century. The site was heavily fortified. There are many published accounts of the military engagements here.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:70335
Creation Date: 1864
Creator Name:Linn, Robert M.
City:Chattanooga
County:
State:Tennessee
Collection Name:Album 14 (The Civil War--Buildings, sites, battles, naval history, prisons)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Album 14.42
Original Dimensions:4 x 2.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
See original record for extensive notes on the photographer, Robert M. Linn. Stereocard of same scene in Lot 2203.
SUBJECTS
Trees
Cities and towns
Landforms
Battlefields
Buildings
Fortification
Military uniforms
Civil War, 1861-1865
Men
Outdoor photography
Bridges
Rivers

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