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Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Robert Tracy McKenzie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This is the story of a bitterly divided Southern community during the American Civil War. Knoxville was the commercial center of East Tennessee, a prosperous mixed-farming area little reliant on ... More


INTRODUCTION

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter establishes the relative inattention of historians to Confederate Appalachia and East Tennessee in particular. It explains the attractiveness of Knoxville, Tennessee, as a ... More


The “Metropolis” of East Tennessee

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins with a brief sketch of the early career of William G. Brownlow and of his decision to locate in Knoxville in 1849. It then presents a snapshot of the town at mid-century, creating ... More


Contemplating Calamity

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the presidential election of 1860 in Knoxville. It opens with a vignette of a famous encounter between William G. Brownlow and Alabama “Fire Eater” William Lowndes Yancey, a ... More


A Town Dividing

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on Knoxville during the seven-month period between the election of Abraham Lincoln and the secession of Tennessee. It outlines the argument for disunion offered by local ... More


The “Reign of Terror” Unfolds

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter concentrates on the treatment of civilians in Knoxville during the period between Tennessee's secession in June 1861 and the banishment of William G. Brownlow from the Confederacy for ... More


“Prudent Silence” and “Strict Neutrality”

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter analyzes the behavior of Knoxville Unionists under Confederate military occupation (May 1861-August 1863) against the backdrop of the speeches of William G. Brownlow, who undertook a ... More


Liberation, Occupation, and Twenty Minutes of Carnage

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the “liberation” of Knoxville by a Union army under General Ambrose Burnside in September 1863, and the subsequent efforts by Confederate General James Longstreet to reclaim ... More


A New Set of Strains

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter spans the period from the onset of Union occupation of Knoxville until March 1865. It focuses on two themes, the range of responses among Confederate civilians to Federal military ... More


The Falkners

Joel Williamson

in William Faulkner and Southern History

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101294
eISBN:
9780199854233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101294.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book begins with the detailed description of the ancestry of the Falkners. According to family tradition, William C. Falkner, the first Mississippi Falkner, entered Pontotoc, a village thirty ... More


Antilynching Lectures “The disturbing element which kept the waters troubled”

Linda O. McMurry

in To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195139273
eISBN:
9780199848911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195139273.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses Ida B. Wells's lectures on Memphis lynching. Wells had become active in the literary and dramatic circles soon after moving to Memphis. Her journalistic ties provided Wells ... More


Conclusion

Lee E. Williams and Lee E. Williams

in Anatomy of Four Race Riots: Racial Conflict in Knoxville, Elaine (Arkansas), Tulsa, and Chicago, 1919-1921

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731903
eISBN:
9781604738209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731903.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book has examined the racial riots that erupted in four different communities of America in the years after World War I: Knoxville in Tennessee, Elaine in Arkansas, Tulsa in Oklahoma, and ... More


Awaking Sleeping Giants

Omri Elisha

in Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267503
eISBN:
9780520950542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267503.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The aim of this chapter is to describe the institutional context of the two megachurches where a significant portion of author's fieldwork was based and to situate it in relation to the larger ... More


A Region in Spite of Itself

Omri Elisha

in Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267503
eISBN:
9780520950542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267503.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The chapter explores aspects of local history and perceptions of regional character that contribute to an indeterminate sense of place that defines how many residents of Knoxville, including socially ... More


The Names of Action

Omri Elisha

in Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267503
eISBN:
9780520950542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267503.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter offers ethnographic profiles of four individuals who personify the activist orientation of evangelical social engagement and embody the virtues, struggles, and moral ambitions that go ... More


Personhood: Sin, Sociality, and the Unbuffered Self in US Evangelicalism

Omri Elisha

in The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814772591
eISBN:
9780814723517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772591.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter draws on fieldwork on evangelical megachurches in Knoxville, Tennessee. Focusing on the social interactions and spiritual aspirations of a men's fellowship group, this chapter argues ... More


The Knoxville Riot

Lee E. Williams and Lee E. Williams

in Anatomy of Four Race Riots: Racial Conflict in Knoxville, Elaine (Arkansas), Tulsa, and Chicago, 1919-1921

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731903
eISBN:
9781604738209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731903.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

In late August 1919, a riot accompanied by looting and death erupted in Knoxville, Tennessee. The riot was the culmination of the tension that characterized the changed relations between blacks and ... More


From Peddler to Regimental Commander in Two Years: The Civil War Career of Major Louis A. Gratz

Jacob Rader Marcus

in Jews and the Civil War: A Reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740910
eISBN:
9780814786796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740910.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines some of the advantages—and even attractions—of enlistment for recent immigrants to fight in the Civil War by focusing on the military career of Louis A. Gratz, a Jewish ... More


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