Rossville, McFarland House & Spring

Rossville, McFarland House & Spring (HM2EHA)

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N 34° 58.866', W 85° 17.098'

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Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail

on top of a ridge a short distance south at Rossville Gap observing the movements of the Federal Army in Chattanooga Valley and Chattanooga.

Following the Federal defeat on the field at the Battle of Chickamauga, most of the Federal Army escaped to Chattanooga through McFarland Gap and Rossville Gap.

(photo captions)
· Wartime view of Thomas G. McFarland (John Ross) House
In 1962 the house was disassembled log by log and moved from the corner of Spring Street and Chickamauga Avenue to this location.
· From the map of Col. William E. Merrill, Chief Engineer, Army of the Cumberland
· Rossville Gap in Missionary Ridge
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HM NumberHM2EHA
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Placed ByChickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
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Date Added Friday, February 22nd, 2019 at 10:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 656543 N 3872290
Decimal Degrees34.98110000, -85.28496667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 58.866', W 85° 17.098'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 58' 51.96" N, 85° 17' 5.8799999999999" W
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