Sesquicentennial Partnership for Restoration of the Lytle Monument

The Restoration Partnership

The Cincinnati, Ohio General William H. Lytle Camp #10, Sons of Union Veterans and the not-for-profit Friends of Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park are working together to restore the Lytle Monument as a legacy gift to the nation in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga and Lytle‚Äôs death. These two partners plan to restore the monument, return the surrounding area closer to its 1863 appearance, renovate the access trail to the spot, and rededicate the Lytle Monument  with public ceremonies planned for September 2013. The entire project is estimated to cost $65,000

Help Us Return 323 Cannonballs to the Lytle Monument!

The project partners invite the public to share in this legacy gift to the American people through tax-deductible contributions that will return all 323 cannonballs that originally formed the Lytle Monument, and that will underwrite the engineering, consturction and public programming associated with the project. Contributions are being accepted through the 501(c)(3)
Friends of the Park. All gifts are welcome. A $200 gift will fund one cannonball. Donors are encouraged to fund as many $200 cannonballs as they wish. Gifts will be recognized on a project donor plaque installed prominently in the public Visitor Center at Chickamauga. Donors will receive written documentation of the charitable status of their gifts as well as project news updates and an invitation to the 2013 rededication.