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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 “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


Rocked to Death in the Cradle of Secession: The Antebellum Evolution of Franklin, 1783–1861

Kevin T. Barksdale

in The Lost State of Franklin: America's First Secession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125213
eISBN:
9780813135199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125213.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the antebellum evolution of Franklin from 1783 to 1861. It notes that following the collapse of the state of Franklin and the Spanish Intrigue, the residents of the Tennessee ... 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


Epilogue: Finding Frankland: The Legacy of Separatism in the Twentieth Century

Kevin T. Barksdale

in The Lost State of Franklin: America's First Secession

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125213
eISBN:
9780813135199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125213.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This section reveals that the state of Franklin stood briefly as America's unrecognized 14th state. The defenders of statehood tried to cast their movement in the most favourable political and ... More


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


God’s Country: The Collapse of Borders

Lorien Foote

in Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630557
eISBN:
9781469630571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630557.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Thousands of escaped prisoners, refugees, Confederate deserters, recruits for the Union Army, raiders, and guerrillas moved through the Appalachian Mountains in the last winter of the Civil War. The ... More


The Lost State of Franklin: America's First Secession

Kevin T. Barksdale

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125213
eISBN:
9780813135199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125213.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the years following the Revolutionary War, the young American nation was in a state of chaos. Citizens pleaded with government leaders to reorganize local infrastructures and heighten regulations, ... More


The Mortuary Assemblage from the Holliston Mills Site, a Mississippian Town in Upper East Tennessee

Jay D. Franklin, Elizabeth K. Price, and Lucinda M. Langstqn

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This essay examines the archaeology of the nearby Holliston Mills site, a Mississippian town in Upper East Tennessee, with particular focus on mortuary patterning. The Holliston Mills site is located ... More


We Struck out on our own Responsibility

John M. Porter

in One of Morgan’s Men: Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129891
eISBN:
9780813135700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129891.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Although John M. Porter made it to Corinth, Mississippi, he was not able to rejoin the army of John Hunt Morgan and be actively involved in the Battle of Shiloh. In this battle, General Johnston was ... More


Return to Kentucky, Return to Virginia: February–April 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/9780813123899.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the battle between Confederate and Union armies in Kentucky and Virginia during the period from February to April 1863. This period proved pivotal to both causes and determined ... More


Warner, Bartlett, and the Last Battles

Brian R. McEnany

in For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.003.0018
Subject:
History, Military History

Charles Warner was assigned to Wilson’s Cavalry Corps after the battle of Nashville in December 1864. He participated in the final raids through Alabama and Georgia, ending the war in Atlanta in May ... More


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