Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Lookout valley” in chapter 16, page 237 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
...as been exaggerated somewhat.
Orders have been given to evacuate the mountain, and for the whole army to retire across the Chickamauga, in the direction of the station of that name.
The loss of Lookout valley and Brown's Ferry removed all doubt as to the ability of General Grant to subsist his army at Chattanooga this winter, and rendered the longer possession of Lookout Mountain of comparatively little i...
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