You don't have to be a history buff to appreciate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Chattanooga but it wouldn't take long to become a history buff if stop by the trade center sometime before Saturday night.

Each day you can learn something new about the Civil War and how important the Battle of Chattanooga was.

Learn why Abraham Lincoln considered Chattanooga a key victory in the war after the Union troops lost Chickamauga.

Learn what soldiers on both sides went through on a day-to-day basis and how to fire a six or 12 pound cannon ball.

Find out what life was like for women and children during the Civil War. It all happened right in our back yard.

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