National Geographic : 1939 May
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome byJ.Baylor Roberts VISITORS PEER INTO HISTORY FROM LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN Decisive battles in the War between the States, described on the plaques (left), took place within this panorama. Ontheslopes below, Federal and Confederate soldiers fought hand to hand. In Chattanooga (right background) Northern troops were besieged fortwo months, until thearrival ofGrant and Sherman. In this photograph three bends of the Tennessee River are visible.