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Recruiting on Gay Street

Civil War recruiting in Knoxville in 1861 was reasonably amicable, far less acrimonious than it would become. The men in the foreground are being recruited for the Union army under the Stars-n-Stripes on Gay Street. The men in the rear … Continue reading

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