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USCT Tennessee

Rare photo of a U.S. Colored Troops Tennessee regiment on parade. Via USCT Chronicle.

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Remembering the war

Some states are ignoring the Sesquicentennial via one of the oldest forms of advertising, the automobile license plate. Maryland comes to mind, not to mention Texas, though neither hosted near as many major battles as Tennessee (second only to Virginia) … Continue reading

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Tennessee and secession

The recent (Dec. 20) sesquicentennial of the 1860 secession of South Carolina recalls how the rebellion did not come so quick or so easy in Tennessee—largely because of the Unionist preference in Knoxville and environs. As Confederate widow Parthenia Leila … Continue reading

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All that remains

All that remains of Fort Sanders in Knoxville today: a guide marker two blocks away.

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