Knoxville Sentence Examples
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.
Grant's triumph was decisive of the war in the west, and with Burnside's victory over Longstreet at Knoxville, the struggle for Tennessee was over.
Meade was to "hammer" Lee, and Sherman, at the head of the armies which had been engaged at Chattanooga and Knoxville, was to deal with the other great field army of Confederates under Johnston, and as far as possible gain ground for the Union in the south-east.
It is served by the Southern, the Greenville & Knoxville and the Charleston & Western Carolina railways.
In 1791 he laid out Knoxville (Tennessee) as the seat of government.Advertisement
He died at Knoxville on the 21st of March 1800.
But Sherman was still far distant, and the Federal forces at Knoxville, against which a large detachment of Bragg's army under Longstreet was now sent, were in grave danger.
Bragg was now much weakened by successive detachments having been sent to Knoxville, and on the 24th the real battle began.
The University of Tennessee, located mainly at Knoxville, has at Nashville its medical and dental departments.
The navigable waterways include the Mississippi river (which forms the western boundary of the state); the Tennessee river, navigable throughout its length, from Knoxville; and the Cumberland river, navigable throughout its length in the state.Advertisement
Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville are ports of entry.
The principal cities of the state, with population for 1910, are Memphis, 131,105; Nashville, 110,364; Chattanooga, 44,604 and Knoxville, 36,346.
For the eastern district it sits at Knoxville; for the middle district at Nashville; and for the western district at Jackson.
Charities, &c. - The charitable and penal institutions of the state consist of the Central Hospital for the Insane near Nashville; the Eastern Hospital for the Insane near Knoxville; the Western Hospital for the Insane near Bolivar; the Tennessee School for the blind at Nashville; the Tennessee Deaf and Dumb School at Knoxville; the Confederate Soldiers' Home near Nashville, on the " Hermitage," the estate formerly belonging to Andrew Jackson; and the Penitentiary and the Tennessee Industrial School, both at Nashville; and in 1907 the legislature passed an Act for the establishment in Davidson county of the Tennessee Reformatory for boys.
The institution is governed by a board of trustees consisting of the governor, the state superintendent of public instruction, the commissioner of agriculture, the president of the university and twelve other members; two from the city of Knoxville and one from each congressional district, two elected each year.Advertisement
William Blount was appointed the first governor, and in 1792 Knoxville became the seat of government.
A census ordered by the Territorial legislature in 1795 showed more than 60,000 free inhabitants (the number prescribed before the Territory could become a state), and accordingly a convention to draft a state constitution met in Knoxville on the 11th of January 1796.
I went to Knoxville with father and aunt.
Nearby, the James White Fort still exhibits portions of the original stockade built in 1786 by Knoxville 's founder.
Christina Rene Hendricks was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, on May 3, 1975, and holds dual citizenship in Britain and the United States due to her father being British.Advertisement
Bike was founded in 1874 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
By the time she was nine, she was traveling to Knoxville, TN, to make frequent appearances on the popular Cas Walker radio show.