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Dalton Civil War Tour

Mt. Rachel

W. Park Street Dalton Georgia 30721 United States 706.260.9960

Biography

Put on your hiking shoes and ascend Mt. Rachel to an undisturbed Confederate artillery platform that guarded the East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad running south from Knoxville. Constructed during the Army of Tennessee’s late 1863-early 1864 winter encampment in Dalton. This earthen structure is though to have been manned by an artillery battery belonging to Lt. Col. Samuel William’s battalion.