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East Tennessee Rescued, Southwestern Virginia Harassed: October 1863–March 1864

Brian D. McKnight

in Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123899
eISBN:
9780813134895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123899.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the battle between Confederate and Union armies in East Tennessee and southwestern Virginia during the period from October 1863 to March 1864. During this period, East Tennessee ... More


The Central Appalachian Divide in Unity and Secession

Brian D. McKnight

in Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123899
eISBN:
9780813134895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123899.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the situation in the Appalachian region, particularly eastern Kentucky and southwestern Virginia, during the secession crisis preceding the American Civil War. It suggests that ... More


Southwestern Virginia Besieged: May–September 1863

Brian D. McKnight

in Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123899
eISBN:
9780813134895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123899.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the condition in war-torn southwestern Virginia during the period from May to September 1863. During this period, the intensity of partisan violence increased dramatically ... More


Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia

Brian D. McKnight

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123899
eISBN:
9780813134895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123899.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the four years of the Civil War, the border between eastern Kentucky and southwestern Virginia was highly contested territory, alternately occupied by both the Confederacy and the Union. ... More


Conclusion

Brian D. McKnight

in Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123899
eISBN:
9780813134895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123899.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the contested regions of eastern Kentucky and southwestern Virginia during the American Civil War. Just as the Civil War tore ... More


Lonesome Melodies: The Lives and Music of the Stanley Brothers

David W. Johnson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036460
eISBN:
9781617036477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036460.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

Carter and Ralph Stanley—the Stanley Brothers—are comparable to Bill Monroe and Flatt & Scruggs as important members of the earliest generation of bluegrass musicians. This biography of the brothers ... More


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