A Brief History of Catoosa County: Up into the Hills

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  • Copyright: 2009-05-13
  • Publisher: History Pr
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Catoosa County's rich history touches upon many of the defi ning events and social changes of America's past. As settlers expanded westward, Georgia forcibly removed Native Americans from the boundaries of what would eventually form Catoosa, a Cherokee name that the settlers adopted as their own. As the site of the second most costly battle in the Civil War, Chickamauga set the stage for much that followed in Catoosa's history, from the end of a three-thousand-year-old mode of warfare to the beginnings of women's service in the military. Though nearly one million people visit Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park each year seeking to understand and connect to the Civil War struggle, many remain unaware of the larger part Catoosa played in the unfolding drama of America. Join local historian Jeff O'Bryant as he brings this valuable heritage to light.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 9
Acknowledgementsp. 13
Introductionp. 15
Early History
The Principal Peoplep. 21
At the Crossroadsp. 31
Legacy of a Forgotten Herop. 39
A New County in the Hills of Northwest Georgiap. 49
The Civil War and Its Aftermath
The Andrews Raidersp. 61
Chickamaugap. 69
The Battle of Ringgold Gapp. 81
Reconstructionp. 91
The First National Military Parkp. 99
Entering the Twentieth Century
A New Military Postp. 109
The Sixth Cavalryp. 119
The Women's Army Corpsp. 129
The Rest of the Story, Almost...p. 143
Epiloguep. 151
Bibliographyp. 153
About the Authorp. 159
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