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Chattanooga

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Chattanooga (pop. 162,000), city in southern Tennessee, on the Tennessee River near the Georgia border. Chattanooga's strategic position as a railroad junction made it an important Northern stronghold in the Civil War. It later grew into a major transportation and industrial center for textiles and metals.

See also: Tennessee.

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