During the Civil War, the Gordon-Lee Mansion was a field hospital, and the library was where surgeries were performed. When Dr. Frank Green restored the mansion in the 1970s, he filled it with period pieces such as the Louis XV corner cabinet, Louis XVI side chairs and 1810 English tea table.
During the Civil War, the Gordon-Lee Mansion was a field hospital, and the library was where surgeries were performed. When Dr. Frank Green restored the mansion in the 1970s, he filled it with period pieces such as the Louis XV corner cabinet, Louis XVI side chairs and 1810 English tea table.
Photo by Dan Henry .
published Friday, September 13th, 2013
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This weekend and next, thousands of visitors will pour into Chickamauga, Ga., for events marking the sesquicentennial of the Civil War’s Battle of Chickamauga. And, just like 150 years ago, the Gordon-Lee Mansion will be at the center of the action.

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