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During the Confederate War, 1861-1865, more than 1600 Confederate soldiers and about 50 Federal prisoners were buried here. About 20 Confederate veterans have been buried here since the war. The tall monument was erected in 1892 by the Ladies' Mem…
A World War 1 veteran born in Knox County, St. Clair Cobb founded the Knoxville Colored High School Band in 1923. He taught music at several elementary schools, Beardsley Junior High School, and Austin High School, which was previously located at …
Born in Knox County in 1844, he taught school and began the study of law in the late 1860s. In 1873, he was the first African American in Knoxville to be admitted to the State Bar; he served as Justice of the Peace, Alderman, and Second Assistant …
Linking with other hills south of the river, this Union position was a major factor in the defense of Knoxville. Occupied on Nov.1, 1863, by the 2nd Brig. (Col. Daniel Cameron), 3rd Div. XXIII corps, its gunfire broke up an attempt on Nov. 15-16 b…
Brig. Gen. William P. Sanders, using dismounted cavalry to hold off the Confederate advance from the west, was fatally wounded on this ridge, Nov. 18, 1863, dying the next day.
To the memory of the Confederate soldiers
Who fell in the assault on Fort Sanders
November 29, 1863.
Nor wreck, nor change, nor winter's blight
Nor Time's remorseless doom
Shall dim one ray of glory's light
That gilds your glorious tomb.
Four brigades of infantry, Gen. James Longstreet's First Corps, emerging from the declivity to the north made a bayonet charge upon Federal Fort Sanders at this point, at dawn, Nov. 29, 1863. They were stopped with heavy casualties by a deep ditch…
Erected the city's first dwelling in this block in 1786. White's Fort was later constructed to surround the house.
Knoxville was named for Henry Knox, Washington's Secretary of War, and was chosen by Governor William Blount as capitol of the terr…
This Property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior
The Southern Railway Station at Knoxville Tennessee has been placed on the National Register of Historic Railroad Landmarks. 1903-2003 The two story buff brick station with its gables was designed by Frank P. Milburn and opened in 1903. An impress…