Today’s reflection of Knoxville-a Civil War victory

Photo Courtesy of ©Jeff Corydon

Did you know that East Tennessee tried to withdraw from its home state to side with the Union in the Civil War?    Comparisons were drawn between this Appalachian section of the state and Switzerland.  Switzerland is famous for it’s wartime neutrality. For one thing, there were very few slaveholders among the hill people who lived… Read More

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