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The Battle of Brown's Ferry was an engagement on October 27, 1863, in the American Civil War.[1] In pontoon boats, Union troops floated down the Tennessee River to land at Brown's Ferry, Tennessee, on the west side of the Tennessee, below Chattanooga, Tennessee. They fought their way to high ground and dug in with abatis. By noon, a pontoon bridge across the river had been completed.

Union troops advanced up Lookout Valley, where the Battle of Wauhatchie was fought October 28–29, 1863.

Both actions were prelimnary actions in the Chattanooga Campaign.


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