How to use East-tennessee in a sentence
Halleck went to Washington as general-in-chief, Pope was transferred to Virginia, Grant, with his own Army of the Tennessee and Rosecrans's (lately Pope's) Army of the Mississippi, was entrusted with operations on the latter river, while Buell's Army of the Ohio was ordered to east Tennessee to relieve the inhabitants of that district, who, as Unionist sympathizers, were receiving harsh treatment from the Confederate and state authorities.
Buell's successor retained the positions about Nashville, whilst a new Army of the Ohio prepared to operate in east Tennessee.
Burnside and the new Army of the Ohio had now cleared east Tennessee and occupied Knoxville (September 2), and meanwhile Rosecrans by a brilliant movement, in which he displayed no less daring in execution than skill in planning, once more manoeuvred Bragg out of his position and occupied Chattanooga.
This latter route began at Inglis's Ferry, on the New river, in what is now West Virginia, and proceeded west by south to the Cumberland Gap. The " Wilderness Road," as marked by Daniel Boone in 1775, was a mere trail, running from the Watauga settlement in east Tennessee to the Cumberland Gap, and thence by way of what are now Crab Orchard, Danville and Bardstown, to the Falls of the Ohio, and was passable only for men and horses until 1795, when the state made it a wagon road.
In East Tennessee most of the people were small farmers, while West Tennessee was a land of great slave plantations.Advertisement
He soon was recognized as the political champion of East Tennessee.
That part of the Great Appalachian Valley which traverses Tennessee is commonly known as the Valley of East Tennessee.
With the disintegration of the Whig party, the state again became nominally Democratic, though Union sentiment was strong, particularly in East Tennessee.
Andrew Johnson, then a United States senator from Tennessee, refused to resign his seat, and was supported by a large element in East Tennessee.
General Grant now assumed command, and on the 24th and 25th of November defeated Bragg at Chattanooga, thus opening the way into East Tennessee.Advertisement
Here in East Tennessee we have a saying, if you don't like the weather just hang around a day or two; it will change!
After graduating from East Tennessee State University, Chesney headed to Nashville to chase his country music dream.
Walters State Community College provides secondary education to about 6,000 students in ten, rural East Tennessee counties.
After completing a degree in advertising at East Tennessee University, he struck out for Nashville like so many other aspiring country stars, and he began to play the local circuit.