Category Archive: Catoosa County

May 11

4th Corps’ Route to Tunnel Hill


May 7, 1864. The 4th A.C., marching from Catoosa Springs, moved S. on the road to tunnel Hill – Stanley’s div. in advance, followed by Wood & Newton; Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard, commanding. The march was opposed by outposts of Wheeler’s cav. – the road obstructed by felled timber. This move, together with the march …

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May 10

Catoosa Springs Confederate Hospitals

Confederate Hosptals

In 1862-1863 several Confederate hospitals were located here. The sick and wounded Confederate soldiers drank of the health – giving waters of the several mineral springs in this area. Drinking this mineral water and bathing in it enabled many sick soldiers to return to duty. Early in October 1863 these hospitals were abandoned to prevent …

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