Cravens house, General Walthall's Headquarters

Cravens house, General Walthall's Headquarters Chattanooga Tennessee


Stock #: 11656
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Chattanooga
State: Tennessee (TN)
County: Hamilton,Marion
Publisher: Read House Cigar Co
Postmark: 1913
PM City: Chattanooga
PM State: TN
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.25" (9 x 14 cm)

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In the foreground is the Craven House Gen. Walthall's Headquarters around which on November 24th 1864 one of the most romantic battles of the Civil War took place. The House was wrecked but has been rebuilt on the same foundations and close by New York and Iowa have erected handsome monuments. Above are the rocky Palisades and Point Hotel. A $100,000 monument has been erected on the very top by New York State
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