Battle of Lookout Mountain, GA.

Historical Images of Philadelphia Americana
Battle of Lookout Mountain, GA.

Item Info

Item No: pdca00058
Title: Battle of Lookout Mountain, GA.
Media Type: Engravings
Source: Print and Picture Collection

HMI Civil War 1


The Battle of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, on November 24th., 1863, formed part of the Third Battle of Chattanooga. The Union victory paved the way for their invasion of the Deep South. The engraving, was published in volume 3 of The War with the South: a History of the Late Rebellion, by Robert Tomes, Benjamin G. Smith, New York, Virtue & Yorston, 3 volumes, 1862-1867.

Union soldiers in the foreground are climbing the steep mountain slopes. One soldier is falling to the ground, presumably hit by enemy fire. In the far distance below, battle lines are visible between billowing clouds of smoke.

Creation Year: ca. 1863
Creator Name: Chapin, John R. - Artist