“Join Us or You are Doomed” A Tour of Re­sis­tance to Re­con­struc­tion

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On Satur­day, Aug.t 5, at 2 p.m., Chicka­mauga and Chat­tanooga Na­tional Mil­i­tary Park will present a 90-minute car car­a­van tour of Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field fo­cus­ing on re­sis­tance dur­ing Re­con­struc­tion.

Pro­gram par­tic­i­pants will learn about vet­er­ans of the strug­gle for Chat­tanooga and their ef­forts to re­sist Re­con­struc­tion. Ex­actly, how did they re­sist? Af­ter keep­ing up the fight and ul­ti­mately cre­at­ing a new world to live in, did they ac­tu­ally win in the end? These an­swers and more will be dis­cussed dur­ing this spe­cial pro­gram.

Please re­mem­ber to dress ap­pro­pri­ately for the con­di­tions and to bring a bot­tle of wa­ter and a fold­ing chair if de­sired.

For more in­for­ma­tion about up­com­ing pro­grams at Chicka­mauga and Chat­tanooga Na­tional Mil­i­tary Park, please con­tact the Look­out Moun­tain Vis­i­tor Cen­ter at 423-821-7786, the Chicka­mauga Bat­tle­field Vis­i­tor Cen­ter at 706-866-9241, or visit the park’s web­site at www.nps. gov/chch.

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