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Catoosa County, Georgia
December 5, 1853 Catoosa County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Catoosa County, Georgia
April 12, 1862 The Great Locomotive Chase
  Civil War - 1862
  Western and Atlantic Railroad
  Cobb County, Georgia
  Bartow County, Georgia
  Gordon County, Georgia
  Whitfield County, Georgia
  Catoosa County, Georgia
September 19, 1863 Battle of Chickamauga
September 20, 1863
  Civil War - 1863
  General George Thomas
  Catoosa County, Georgia
  Walker County, Georgia
  Chickamauga-Second Day
  Chickamauga-First Day
  Patrick Ronayne Cleburne
  James Longstreet
August 19, 1890 The Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park is transferred from the War Department to the National Park Service. Authority is given to acquire additional land.
  Walker County, Georgia
  Catoosa County, Georgia
January 21, 1959 Tornado strikes Chickamauga battlefield, knocking down 2,000 trees
  Georgia Tornadoes
  Catoosa County, Georgia
May 30, 1966 Singer Dolly Parton marries Carl Dean in Ringgold, Georgia
  Catoosa County, Georgia
March 25, 2003 Larry Eugene Moon, convicted of murdering Ricky Callahan who entered a Catoosa County store to buy aspirin for his wife in 1984, is put to death by lethal injection.
  Catoosa County, Georgia
May 6, 2003 Strong storms move through north Georgia. Among the counties hardest hit are Floyd, Walker, Catoosa, Gordon, Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Dekalb, Clarke, Barrow and Elbert County.
  Gwinnett County, Georgia
  Fulton County, Georgia
  Bartow County, Georgia
  Catoosa County, Georgia
  Catoosa County, Georgia
  Gordon County, Georgia
  Walker County, Georgia
  Floyd County, Georgia
  Cobb County, Georgia
  Cherokee County, Georgia
  Clarke County, Georgia
May 6, 2003 Strong storms move through north Georgia. Among the counties hardest hit are Floyd, Walker, Catoosa, Gordon, Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb, Fulton, Gwinnett, Dekalb, Clarke, Barrow and Elbert County.
  Gwinnett County, Georgia
  Fulton County, Georgia
  Bartow County, Georgia
  Catoosa County, Georgia
  Catoosa County, Georgia
  Gordon County, Georgia
  Walker County, Georgia
  Floyd County, Georgia
  Cobb County, Georgia
  Cherokee County, Georgia
  Clarke County, Georgia
April 27, 2011 Tornadoes strike Ringgold and Cedartown, killing 15 in Georgia and 295 throughout the South.
  Catoosa County, Georgia
  Polk County, Georgia
  Georgia Tornadoes
April 28, 2011 Governor Nathan Deal visits tornado damage in Ringgold
  Catoosa County, Georgia






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