History Cruise: Sherman's Crossing, Aboard the River Gorge Explorer
Nov 23, 2013
Venture upstream from downtown Chattanooga to where the Army of the Tennessee and General William T. Sherman crossed the river at Chickamauga Creek. Learn how the subsequent Battle of Missionary Ridge helped end the Battles for Chattanooga in 1863. The Tennessee River helped shape many of the battles that took place during the late summer and fall of 1863. Travel 150 years back in time with an Aquarium naturalist to gain a unique perspective on how Civil War battle strategy unfolded. 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.