Teacher and I went to ride on Tennessee River, in a boat.
The former began in 1865 in Pulaski, Tennessee, as a social club of young men.
The veterans of the Army of the Tennessee, led by Gen.
During exercises, the government's premier contingency operations compound in the Appalachian Mountains of Tennessee was populated only by maintenance crews and a few relaxed guards.
They were headed to Tennessee but we heard something bad happened, split the government at the top level.
The Cretaceous region includes, with the exception of the Lower Carboniferous, all that part of the state eastward of a line cutting the Tennessee boundary in 88° 50' W.
Here Fort Donelson on the Cumberland, Fort Henry on the Tennessee and Columbus on the Mississippi guarded the left of the Southern line, Sidney Johnston himself maintaining a precarious advanced position at Bowling Green, with his lieutenants, Zollicoffer and Crittenden, farther east at Mill Springs, and a small force under General Marshall in the mountains of eastern Kentucky.
Thus the first campaign of the western armies, completed by the victory of the gunboat flotilla at Memphis (June 6), cleared the Mississippi as far down as Vicksburg, and compelled the Confederates to evacuate the Cumberland and a large portion of the Tennessee basins.
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.
And I need a micro with all emerops facilities between Tennessee and Colorado marked.
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He was promoted to be brigadiergeneral of volunteers in September 1861, and to be major-general of volunteers in July 1862, earned the brevet of lieutenant-colonel in the regular army at the capture of Nashville, Tennessee, that of colonel at Shiloh, and that of brigadier-general at Perryville, and in March 1865 was breveted major-general for his services during the war.
"She made it across Tennessee," Kelli pointed out.
In October 1864 Schofield was sent to Tennessee to join Major-General G.
He participated with his regiment in various engagements during General Don Carlos Buell's campaigns in Kentucky and Tennessee in 1862 and 1863; took part in General W.
A small area in the north-eastern corner of the state is drained northward by the Tennessee and the Hatchie.
West of it the Hiwassee, the Little Tennessee and the French Broad rivers flow W.
JOHN HENNINGER REAGAN (1818-1905), American politician, was born in Sevier county, Tennessee, on the 8th of October 1818.
Harlan, and John C. Brown, ex-Governor of Tennessee, which was instructed to promote " an acknowledgment of one government within the state."
In the earlier half of the 19th century Fayetteville was a great inland market for the western part of the state, for eastern Tennessee and for south-western Virginia.
He served in the first battle of Bull Run; commanded a brigade in Kentucky in the winter of 1861, a division in Tennessee and Mississippi early in 1862, and the 1st Corps in Kentucky in October of the same year; was in command of Nashville in November and December of that year; and was then engaged in Tennessee until after the battle of Chickamauga, after which he saw no active service at the front during the Civil War.
The territorial limits were extended on the north to the state of Tennessee in 1804 by the acquisition of the west cessions of South Carolina and Georgia, and on the south to the Gulf of Mexico by the seizure of West Florida in 1810-1813, 1 but were restricted on the east by the formation of the Territory of Alabama in 1817.
We were shot down somewhere in Tennessee.
wide and reaches from about 33° 30' on the Alabama boundary north to the Tennessee boundary.
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of Memphis, Tennessee.
The principal tobacco-producing states, with the approximate value of their crops, were: Kentucky, £3,885,400; Ohio, £1,706,600;£1,706,600; North Carolina, £1,396,153; Wisconsin, £1,342,600; Virginia, £1,206,309, Pennsylvania, £979,550; Connecticut, £883,184; Tennessee, £511,035£511,035 Florida, £330,750; New York, £244,053, and Maryland, £241,046.
He was shortly assigned to a territorial command on the Mississippi, and first won distinction by his energy in seizing, on his own responsibility, the important point of Paducah, Kentucky, situated at the confluence of the two great waterways of the Tennessee and the Ohio (6th Sept.
Halleck with the command of a large force to clear the lower reaches of the Cumberland and the Tennessee, and, whatever criticism may be passed on the general strategy of the campaign, Grant himself, by his able and energetic work, thoroughly deserved the credit of his brilliant success of Fort Donelson, where 15,000 Confederates were forced to capitulate.
When, after being virtually under arrest, he rejoined his army, it was concentrated about Savannah on the Tennessee, preparing for a campaign towards Corinth, Miss.
the Tennessee under Grant and the Army of the Ohio under Buell.
But the Army of the Tennessee had been on the verge of annihilation on the evening of the first day, and Grant's leadership throughout was by no means equal to the emergency, though he displayed his usual personal bravery and resolution.
Later in 1863, when the battle of Chattanooga brought the Federals to the borders of Georgia, Johnston was assigned to command the Army of Tennessee at Dalton, and in the early days of May 1864 the combined armies of the North under Sherman advanced against his lines.
BRISTOL, a city of Sullivan county, Tennessee, and Washington county, Virginia, U.S.A., 130 m.
of Knoxville, Tennessee, at an altitude of about 1700 ft.
It is near the great mineral deposits of Virginia, Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky and North Carolina; an important distributing point for iron, coal and coke; and has tanneries and lumber mills, iron furnaces, tobacco factories, furniture factories and packing houses.
Bristol was settled about 1835, and the town of Bristol, Tennessee, was first incorporated in 1856.
When, after Rosecrans's defeat at Chickamauga, Grant was placed in supreme command in the west, Sherman succeeded to the command of the Army of the Tennessee, with which he took part in the great battle of Chattanooga.
He had already prepared for a further advance by making an expedition into the heart of Mississippi as far as Meridian, destroying railways and making impracticable, for a season, the transfer of military operations to that region; and on Grant becoming general-in-chief (March 1864) he was made commander of the military division of the Mississippi, including his Army of the Tennessee, now under McPherson, the Army of the Cumberland, under Thomas, and the Army of the Ohio, under Schofield.
His able opponent Johnston had been removed from his command, and Hood, Johnston's successor, began early in October a vigorous movement designed to carry the war back into Tennessee.
In view of operations against Corinth, Mississippi, Grant's army had ascended the Tennessee to Pittsburg Landing and there disembarked, while the co-operating army under Buell moved across country from Nashville to join it.
There was a last fruitless assault, delivered by some of the Confederate brigades on the right that had not received Beauregard's order against Nelson's intact troops, who were supported by the fire of the gunboats on the Tennessee.
COLUMBIA, a city and the county-seat of Maury county, Tennessee, U.S.A., situated on the Duck river, in the central part of the state, 46 m.
corps (later combined as the XX.) to Tennessee, and took part in the battle of Chattanooga (1863), and the Atlanta campaign of the following year, when he commanded a division of the XX.
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Of the inhabitants born in the United States 130,389 were natives of Tennessee, 129,945129,945 of Alabama, 90,584 of Mississippi, 77,950 of Georgia and 75,633 of Arkansas; and of the foreign-born 71,062 were Mexicans, 48,295 Germans, 9204 Bohemians, 8213 English, 6870 Austrians and 6173 natives of Ireland.
In 1892 the phosphates of Tennessee, derived from Ordovician limestones, came into the market.
All the other states together produce less phosphate than Florida, and among them Tennessee takes the first place with an output of 403,180 tons.
When supplied with firearms by Europeans they reduced a number of other tribes to subjection and extended their dominion over most of the territory from the St Lawrence to the Tennessee and from the Atlantic to the Mississippi.
His father was a country merchant from Tennessee, who moved soon after his son's birth to Hannibal, Missouri, a little town on the Mississippi.
The only states Greeley carried were Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas.
With their followers of both German and Scotch-Irish origin, they worked their way southward and soon occupied all of the Virginia Valley and the upper reaches of the Great Valley tributaries of the Tennessee.
The Confederacy consisted of eleven states (Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Tennessee).
In the centre, the valleys of the Ohio, the Cumberland and the Tennessee were the battle-ground of large armies attacking and defending the south and south-eastern states of the Confederacy, while on and beyond the great waterway of the Mississippi was carried on the struggle for those interests, vital to either party, which depended on the mighty river and its affluents.
Farther west the troops on both sides were by no means so well trained, yet active operations began on the Tennessee.
The valleys and ridges of eastern Tennessee screened him as he rapidly marched on Louisville and Cincinnati.
The Union leader was now ordered once more to east Tennessee, but he protested that want of supplies made such a move impossible.
It was at this moment that Bragg was in the full tide of his temporary success in Tennessee and Kentucky, and, after his great victory of Second Bull Run, Lee naturally invaded Maryland, which, it was assumed, had not forgotten its Southern sympathies.
Buell's successor retained the positions about Nashville, whilst a new Army of the Ohio prepared to operate in east Tennessee.
One corps of the Army of the Tennessee was detached to cover the Memphis & Charleston railway.
P. Blair and a force from the Army of the Tennessee; when Vicksburg surrendered a larger force was at once sent against him, whereupon he retired.
A war of manoeuvre followed, each side being reduced in turn by successive detachments sent to aid Rosecrans and Bragg in the struggle for 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.
Grant was now given supreme command in the west, and the Army of the Tennessee (now under Sherman) and two corps from Virginia under Hooker were hurried by rail to Tennessee.
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.
General Johnston opposed him almost on the old Chickamauga battle-ground, where the Federal commander, after a brief campaign in Mississippi and Alabama, the result of which was to clear his right flank (February 3 - March 6, 1864), collected his armies - the Army of the Tennessee under McPherson, the Army of the Cumberland under Thomas (Hooker's troops had now become part of this army) and the Army of the Ohio under Schofield.
The Army of the Tennessee, under its new commander General O.
Thomas and the Army of the Cumberland were sent back to guard Tennessee.
The main armies quickly regained contact, each edging away northwestwards towards the Tennessee and coming into contact at Gaylesville, Alabama, and again at Decatur.
Hood was far away on the Tennessee, which he crossed on the 29th of October at Tuscumbia, making for Nashville.
Hood, at a loss to divine Sherman's purpose, hastened on into Tennessee amidst weather which would have stopped most troops.
Only a remnant of it reassembled beyond the Tennessee.
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The remainder of the state which lies east of the Tennessee river is divided into the Highland Rim Plateau and a lowland basin, eroded in the Highland Rim Plateau and known as the Blue Grass Region; this region is separated from the Highland Rim Plateau by a semicircular escarpment extending from Portsmouth, Ohio, at the mouth of the Scioto river, to the mouth of the Salt river below Louisville; it is bounded north by the Ohio river.
Another lowland area embraces that small part of the state in the extreme south-east which lies west of the Tennessee river; this belongs to that part of the Coastal Plain Region which extends north along the Mississippi river; it has in Kentucky an average elevation of less than 500 ft.
The Cumberland, after flowing for a considerable distance in the south-east and south central part of the state, passes into Tennessee at a point nearly south of Louisville, and in the extreme south-west the Cumberland and the Tennessee, with only a short distance between them, cross Kentucky and enter the Mississippi at Smithland and Paducah respectively.
of the Tennessee, is about 55° F.
The soils of the Highland Rim Plateau as well as of the lowland west of the Tennessee river vary greatly, but the most common are a clay, containing more or less carbonate of lime, and a sandy loam.
The two most important tobaccogrowing districts are: the Black Patch, in the extreme south-west corner of the state, which with the adjacent counties in Tennessee grows a black heavy leaf bought almost entirely by the agents of foreign governments (especially Austria, Spain and Italy) and called " regie " tobacco; and the Blue Grass Region, as far east as Maysville, and the hill country south and east, whose product, the red and white Burley, is a fine-fibred light leaf, peculiarly absorbent of licorice and other adulterants used in the manufacture of sweet chewing tobacco, and hence a peculiarly valuable crop, which formerly averaged 22 cents a pound for all grades.'
Some of the coal mined in eastern Kentucky is an excellent steam producer, especially the Jellico coal of Whitley county, Kentucky, and of Campbell county, Tennessee.
The early settlers were often attacked by Indian raiders from what is now Tennessee or from the country north of the Ohio, but the work of colonization would have been far more difficult if those Indians had lived in the Kentucky region itself.
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.
A dispute with Tennessee over the southern boundary was settled in a similar manner in 1820.1 The constitution of 1792 provided for manhood suffrage and for the election of the governor and of senators by an electoral college.
The first resolution was a statement of the ultra states'-rights view of the relation of the states to the Federal government 2 and subsequent resolutions declare the 1 The southern boundary to the Tennessee river was surveyed in1779-1780by commissioners representing Virginia and North Carolina, and was supposed to be run along the parallel of latitude 36° 30', but by mistake was actually run north of that parallel.
By a treaty of 1819 the Indian title to the territory west of the Tennessee was extinguished, and commissioners then ran a line along the parallel of 36° 30' from the Mississippi to the Tennessee.
In 1820 commissioners representing Kentucky and Tennessee formally adopted the line of1779-1780and the line of 1819 as the boundary between the two states.
In 1862 General Braxton Bragg in command of the Confederates in eastern Tennessee, eluded General Don 1 He died in 1852, but the traditions which he represented survived.
Bragg met with little opposition on his march, but Buell, also marching from eastern Tennessee, reached Louisville first (Sept.
On the 8th of October Buell and Bragg fought an engagement at Perryville which, though tactically indecisive, was a strategic victory for Buell; and thereafter Bragg withdrew entirely from the state into Tennessee.
For the Civil War history see " Campaigns in Kentucky and Tennessee," in the 7th volume of Papers of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts (Boston, 1908); Thomas Speed, The Union Cause in Kentucky (New York, 1907); Basil W.
The Democrats carried every state except Massachusetts, Vermont, Kentucky and Tennessee.
in Kentucky and Tennessee, where the name Cumberland plateau is used for the highest portion, and to still less in northern Alabama, where the plateau, like the mountain belt, disappears under the Gulf coastal plain.
In certain parts of the plateau there are narrow anticlinal uplifts, an outlying effect of mountain-making compression; here a ridge rises if the exposed strata are resistant, as in Chestnut ridge of western Pennsylvania; but here a valley is excavated if the exposed strata are weak, as in Sequatchie Valley, a long narrow trough which cuts off a strip of the plateau from its greater body in Tennessee.
Again, in Kentucky and Tennessee, there is a double alternation of sandstone and limestone in the plateau-making strata; and as the skyline of the plateau bevels across these formations, there are west-facing escarpments, made ragged by mature dissection, as one passes from the topographically strong sandstone to the topographically weak limestone.
The outcrops of the system appear for the most part in close association with the outcrops of the Cambrian system, but the system appears in a few places where the Cambrian does not, as in southern Ohio and central Tennessee.
The Devonian system yields much oil and gas in western Pennsylvania, south-western New York, West Virginia and Ontario; and some of the Devonian beds in Tennessee yield phosphates of commercial value.
The Canadian zone crosses from Canada into northern and northwestern Maine, northern and central New Hampshire, northern Michigan, and north-eastern Minnesota and North Dakota, covers the Green Mountains, most of the Adirondacks and Catskills, the higher slopes of the mountains in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, the lower slopes of the northern Rocky and Cascade Mountains, the upper slopes of the southern Rocky and Sierra Nevada Mountains, and a strip along the Pacific coast as far south as Cape Mendocino, interrupted, however, by the Columbia Valley.
The Caiolinian area extends from southern Michigan to northern Georgia and from the Atlantic coast to Western Kansas, comprising Delaware, all of Maryland except the mountainous Western portion, all of Ohio except the north-east corner, nearly the whole of Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and Missouri, eastern Nebraska and Kansas, south-eastern South Dakota, western central Oklahoma, northern Arkansas, middle and eastern Kentucky, middle Tennessee and the Tennessee valley in eastern Tennessee, middle Virginia and North Carolina, western \Vest Virginia, north-eastern Alabama.
The Austroriparian zone comprises nearly all the Gulf States as far West as the mouth of the Rio Grande, the greater part of Georgia, eastern South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia, and extends up the lowlands of the Mississippi Valley acru_~s western Tennessee and Kentucky into southern Illinois andlndiana and across eastern and southern Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma into south-eastern Missouri and Kansas.
Colorado, 296,272; Illinois, 240,000; \Vest Virginia, 231,000; Utah, 196,408; Pennsylvania, 112,574; Kentucky, 104,028; OhiO, 86,028; Alabama, 68,903; Indiana, 44,169; Missouri, 40,ooo; New Mexico, 30,805, Tennessee, 25,665; Virginia.
The Appalachian field (Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, West Virginia and Tennessee) produces oil rich in paraffin, practically free from sulphur and asphalt, and yielding the largest percentage of gasoline and illuminating oils.
Ohio, West Virginia and California appeared as producers in 1876, Kentucky and Tennessee in 1883, Colorado in 1887.
Bauxite was produced on a commercial scale in four states in 1908: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia and Tennessee; Arkansas pro- Other ducingas for years pastmore than six-tenths of the total product of the country.
farther S., is the Cumberland Plateau, or Tennessee Valley region, broken into broad table-lands by the dissection of rivers.
South of these highlands, occupying a narrow strip on each side of the Tennessee river, is a delightful country of gentle rolling lowlands varying in elevation from 500 to 800 ft.
by the Tennessee river and its tributaries; all other parts of the state are drained to the S.W.
North of the mineral region is the "Cereal Belt," embracing the Tennessee Valley and the counties beyond, whose richest soils are the red clays and dark loams of the river valley; north of which are less fertile soils, produced by siliceous and sandstone formations.
The navigable mileage of the Alabama rivers is 2000 m., but obstructions often prevent the formation of a continuous route, notably the "Muscle Shoals" of the Tennessee, extending from a point io m.
The Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians, however, remained the faithful allies of the whites, and volunteers from Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee, and later United States troops, marched to the rescue of the threatened settlements.
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of the Blue Ridge escarpment, constitutes a part of the Tennessee Basin.
long) from Chattanooga, Tennessee, to Atlanta, which has valuable terminal facilities in both cities, and which in 1910 was estimated to be worth $8,400,240 (more than the amount of the bonded debt); this railway the state built in 1841-1850, and in 1890 leased for 29 years, at an annual rental of $420,012, to the Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis railway.
In the following spring Georgia was invaded from Tennessee by a Federal army under General William T.
The young tailor went to Laurens Court House, South Carolina, in 1824, to work at his trade, but returned to Raleigh in 1826 and soon afterward removed to Greeneville in the eastern part of Tennessee.
In East Tennessee most of the people were small farmers, while West Tennessee was a land of great slave plantations.
In 1834, in the Tennessee constitutional convention he endeavoured to limit the influence of the slaveholders by basing representation in the state legislature on the white population alone.
He soon was recognized as the political champion of East Tennessee.
In March 1862 Lincoln made him military governor of the part of Tennessee captured from the Confederates, and after two years of autocratic rule (with much danger to himself) he succeeded in organizing a Union government for the state.
In 1869 he retired into private life in Tennessee, and after several unsuccessful efforts was elected to the United States Senate, free of party trammels, in 1875, but died at Carter's Station, Tenn., on the 31st of July 1875.
Admiral Porter's three brothers were in the service of the United States: William David Porter (1809-1864) entered the navy in 1823, commanded the "Essex" on the Tennessee and the Mississippi in the Civil War, and became commodore in July 1862; Theodoric Henry Porter (1817-1846) was the first officer of the American army killed in the Mexican War; and Henry Ogden Porter (1823-1872) resigned from the United States navy in 1847, after seven years' service, fought under William Walker in Central America, returned to the American navy, was executive officer of the "Hatteras" when she was sunk by the "Alabama," and received wounds in the action from the effects of which he died several years later.
White of Tennessee, the Democratic candidate opposed to Martin Van Buren, and received 47 votes, none of them from Virginia.
He was about to go on leave of absence in order to be married in Baltimore when he received his nomination to the command of the Army of the Tennessee, Grant's and Sherman's old army, which was to take part under Sherman's supreme command in the campaign against Atlanta (1864).
On the 22nd of July, when the Confederates under his old classmate Hood made a sudden and violent attack on the lines held by the Army of the Tennessee, McPherson rode up, in the woods, to the enemy's firing line and was killed.
After his release in October he commanded cavalry in East Tennessee, making successful raids into Virginia and North Carolina, and on the 12th of April 1865 defeated a Confederate force near Salisbury, North Carolina, and captured a large number of prisoners.
Afterward he held commands in Tennessee and Virginia until 1868.
In the House, as chairman of the committee on military affairs, he did much to prepare the Indiana troops for service in the Federal army; in 1861 he became colonel of the S3rd Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and subsequently took part in Grant's Tennessee campaign of 1862, and in the operations against Corinth and Vicksburg, where he commanded a brigade.
Magnetic pyrites of commercial importance occurs also in Virginia and Tennessee.
Dakota, Minnesota, District of Columbia, Oregon, Massachusetts, Tennessee, California, Colorado, Arkansas and Oklahoma.
Carolina, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee, Wisconsin, California, Oregon and Indiana.
White of Tennessee (a vigorous opponent of Andrew Jackson in Tennessee politics) for president, and said: "I go for all sharing the privileges of the government who assist in bearing its burdens.
This threatening attitude, in conjunction with alarming indications of a conspiracy to resist the draft, had the effect to thoroughly consolidate the war party, which had on the 8th of June unanimously renominated Lincoln, and had nominated Andrew Johnson of Tennessee for the vice-presidency.
y He entered the university of Tennessee but did not finish his course.
io, and along the same bank from a point opposite New Madrid to Tiptonville, Tennessee.
In 1788, having been appointed prosecuting attorney of the western district of North Carolina (now the state of Tennessee),he removed to Nashville, the seat of justice of the district.
In 1796 Jackson assisted in framing the constitution of Tennessee.
He was judge of the supreme court of Tennessee from 1798 to 1804.
In July 1822 the general assembly of Tennessee nominated Jackson for president; and in 1823 he was elected to the United States Senate, from which he resigned in 1825.
He died at his residence, "The Hermitage," near Nashville, Tennessee, on the 8th of June 1845.
Out of consideration for the "Radicals," however, Fremont was placed in command of the Mountain Department of Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee.
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He was commissioned majorgeneral and given a command in south-east Kentucky and Tennessee, but after the defeat of his forces by General George H.
Early in 1862 he was commissioned colonel of the 2nd Michigan cavalry, with which he served in Halleck's army on the Tennessee.
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Tennessee, where it is transformed into massive mountain groups.
toward the Tennessee.
Among the higher passes are Hoosier Pass (10,309 ft.) in the Park Range, and Hayden Divide (10,780) and Veta Pass (9390), both of these across the Sangre de Cristo range; the crossing of the San Miguel chain at Lizard Head Pass (10,250) near Rico; of the Uncompahgre at Dallas Divide (8977) near Ouray; of the Elk and Sawatch ranges at Fremont (11,320), Tennessee (10,229), and Breckenridge (11,470) passes, and the Busk Tunnel, all near Leadville; and Marshall Pass (10,846) above Salida.
In 1806 he crossed the mountains with his parents and settled in what is now Maury county, Tennessee.
After two years of service (1823-1825) in the state House of Representatives, he represented the sixth Tennessee district in the National House of Representatives from 1825 to 1839.
He was speaker from 1835 until 1839, when he retired from Congress to become governor of Tennessee.
At the close of his term (March 4, 1849) Polk retired to his home in Nashville, Tennessee, where he died on the 15th of the following June.
MEMPHIS, a port of entry and the largest city of Tennessee, U.S.A., and the county-seat of Shelby county, on the Mississippi river, in the S.W.
This anomalous proceeding was declared constitutional by the supreme court of Tennessee.
Keating, History of the City of Memphis and Shelby County, Tennessee (Syracuse, 1888); James Phelan, History of Tennessee (Boston, 1889).
From North Carolina as a centre "Separate" Baptist influence permeated Virginia and extended into Kentucky and Tennessee.
Melaconite was formerly largely worked in the Lake Superior region, and is abundant in some of the mines of Tennessee and the Mississippi valley.
in Michigan, Tennessee, Indiana and Virginia.
1826), who had led raiders thither from Tennessee; on the 12th of May it was formally occupied by troops from New Orleans, and was successfully defended by Brig.-Gen.
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In 1860 he was nominated for the presidency by the pro-slavery seceders from the Democratic national convention, and received a total of 72 electoral votes, including those of every Southern state except Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Missouri.
Being transferred to the department of South-west Virginia, he fought a number of minor engagements in eastern Tennessee, and in January 1865 became secretary of war for the Confederate States.
Black grew opium in Tennessee which contained to% of morphia.
In October 1862 he was promoted lieutenant-general, and thenceforward he commanded one of the three corps of the army of Tennessee under Bragg and afterwards was in charge of the Department of Alabama, Mississippi and East Louisiana.
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The early settlers of the state were practically all from Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and the old slave-states of the south-east, and their influence was easily dominant in the state until well after the Civil War (about 1875), when northerners first began to enter the state in large numbers.
The south-western Ozarks were settled originally by mountaineers from Kentucky and Tennessee, and retained a character of social primitiveness and industrial backwardness until after the Civil War.
Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia furnished most of the new-corners.
Isaac Errett (1820-1888) was the most prominent leader of the progressive party, which was considered corrupt and worldly by the literalists, many of whom, in spite of his efforts, broke off from the main body, especially in Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas and Texas.
(1859) Texas Christian University, Waco, Texas (1873, founded as Add Ran College at Thorpe's Springs, removing to Waco in 1895); Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa (1881); Milligan College, Milligan, Tennessee (1882); Defiance College, Defiance, O.
corps was transferred to Tennessee after Rosecrans's defeat at Chickamauga, and formed part of Hooker's command in the great victory of Chattanooga.
On the death in action of General M ` Pherson, Howard, in July 1864, was selected to command the Army of the Tennessee.
Army Corps; and after the death of McPherson he was in command of the Army of the Tennessee at the battle of Atlanta.
DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT (1801-1870), first admiral of the United States navy, was the son of Major George Farragut, a Catalan by descent, a Minorquin by birth, who had emigrated to America in 1776, and, after the peace, had married a lady of Scottish family and settled near Knoxville, in Tennessee; there Farragut was born on the 5th of July 1801.
It was the end of July 1864 before he was joined by these monitors; and on the 5th of August, undismayed by the loss of his leading ship, the monitor "Tecumseh," sunk by a torpedo, he forced the passage into the bay, destroyed or captured the enemy's ships, including the ram "Tennessee" bearing Admiral Buchanan's flag, and took possession of the forts.
In 1791 he laid out Knoxville (Tennessee) as the seat of government.
He presided over the constitutional convention of Tennessee in 1796, and, on the state being admitted to the Union, became one of its first representatives in the United States Senate.
Blount was enthusiastically supported by his constituents, and upon his return to Tennessee was made a member and the presiding officer of the state senate.
Here, in October 1793, in his Etowah campaign, John Sevier, with militia from Tennessee, crushed a party of marauding Indians; the battle is commemorated by a monument in Myrtle Hill cemetery.
The convention adjourned to Baltimore, where the Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky and Maryland delegations left it, and where Douglas was nominated for the presidency by the Northern Democrats; he campaigned vigorously but hopelessly, boldly attacking disunion, and in the election, though he received a popular vote of 1,376,957, he received an electoral vote of only 12 - Lincoln receiving 180.
CHATTANOOGA, a city and the county-seat of Hamilton county, Tennessee, U.S.A., in the S.E.
of Nashville, Tennessee, on the Tennessee river, and near the boundary line between Tennessee and Georgia.
The city is served by the Alabama Great Southern (Queen and Crescent), the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific (partly controlled by the Southern), the Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis (controlled by the Louisville & Nashville), and its leased line, the Western & Atlantic (connecting with Atlanta, Ga.), the Central of Georgia, and the Chattanooga Southern railways, and by freight and passenger steamboat lines on the Tennessee river, which is navigable to and beyond this point during eight months of the year.
Chattanooga is an important produce, lumber, coal and iron market, and is the principal trade and jobbing centre for a large district in Eastern Tennessee and Northern Georgia and Alabama.
From the end of September to the 24th of November the Army of the Cumberland was then invested in Chattanooga by the Confederates, whose position lay along Missionary Ridge from its north end near the river towards Rossville, whence their entrenchments extended westwards to Lookout Mountain, which dominates the whole ground, the Tennessee running directly beneath it.
corps of the Army of the Tennessee, under Sherman, was on the march from the Mississippi.
JACKSON, a city and the county-seat of Madison county, Tennessee, U.S.A., situated on the Forked Deer river, about 85 M.
The state supreme court holds its sessions here for the western district of Tennessee.
After General Grant's advance into Tennessee in 1862 Jackson was fortified and became an important base of operations for the Federal army, Grant himself establishing his headquarters here in October.
NASHVILLE, the capital of Tennessee, U.S.A., and the county-seat of Davidson county, on the Cumberland river, 186 m.
Nashville is served by the Tennessee Central, the Louisville & Nashville, and the Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis railways, and by several steamboat lines.
States Government Building, the County Court House, the City Hall, the Tennessee School for the Blind, the Tennessee Industrial School, the State Library, the Library of the State Historical Society housed in Watkins Institute, a Carnegie library, park buildings, the State Penitentiary, Vendome Theatre, the Board of Trade Building, the City Hospital, the St Thomas Hospital (Roman Catholic), and, near the city, a Confederate Soldiers' Home and a State Hospital for the Insane.
The grounds of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition of 1897 (commemorating the admission of Tennessee into the Union) on the west border of the city now constitute Centennial Park, in.
The University of Nashville is a non-sectarian institution embracing a college department, a medical department, a preparatory department, and the George Peabody College for Teachers; it was incorporated under the laws of North Carolina as Davidson Academy in 1785 and under the laws of Tennessee as Cumberland College in 1806, and the present name was adopted in 1826.
The University of Tennessee, located mainly at Knoxville, has at Nashville its medical and dental departments.
Many of the pioneers of Nashville were slain by the Creek and Cherokee Indians, and at times the settlement was saved from destruction only by the heroism of Robertson, but in 1794 the savages were dealt a crushing blow at Nickojack on the lower Tennessee and much more peaceful relations were established.
to the south, whence they fell back without delay behind the Tennessee.
The Alleghany Plateau is the north-westernmost division of the Appalachian system; it is an eroded mass of sedimentary rock sloping north-westward to the Prairie and Lake Plains and reaching south-west from the south-western part of New York state through Tennessee and into Alabama.
Afterwards he was in charge of the construction of the Muscle Shoals Canal on the Tennessee river and of another canal near Chattanooga, Tenn.
TENNESSEE, a South Central state of the United States of North America, lying between latitude 35° and latitude 36° 40' N.
by Kentucky and Virginia along a line which, because of erroneous surveys, varies considerably, east of the Tennessee river, from the intended boundary - the line of latitude 36° 30' N.
of the Georgia frontier, where it turns due south, giving to Tennessee a triangular piece of territory which should have belonged to North Carolina; on the S.
- Tennessee is traversed in the east by the Unaka Ridges of the Older Appalachian Mountains and by the Great Appalachian Valley; in the middle by the Cumberland Plateau, the Highland Rim Plateau, and the Nashville Basin of the Appalachian Plateau; and in the west by the Gulf Coastal Plains and a narrow strip of the Mississippi Flood Plain.
That part of the Great Appalachian Valley which traverses Tennessee is commonly known as the Valley of East Tennessee.
Westward from the Lower Tennessee river the surface of the East Gulf Coastal Plain rises rapidly to the summit of a broken cuesta or ridge and then descends gently and terminates abruptly in a bluff overlooking the Mississippi Flood Plain.
The whole of the Appalachian Province of Tennessee and the southern portion of the Cumberland Plateau, the Highland Rim, and the Lowland Basin are drained southward and westward by the Tennessee river and its tributaries.
The valley of the Lower Tennessee is drained northward by the same river.
Tennessee is noted for its delightful climate.
on the Unaka Mountains to 72° on the Cumberland Plateau, to 75° in the Valley of East Tennessee and on the Highland Rim, to 77° in the Lowland Basin, and to about 78° on the East Gulf Plains.
But the mean winter temperature for each of these divisions varies little from 38°, and the mean annual temperature ranges only from 57° in East Tennessee to 58° in Middle Tennessee and to 60° in West Tennessee.
The average number of clear, fair, or only partly cloudy days during a year in Tennessee is 260.
The Lowland Basin, the less elevated parts of the Valley of East Tennessee, and parts of the outer portion of the Highland Rim have a fertile limestone soil.
The soils on the mountains, on the ridges of the Valley of East Tennessee, and on the E.
Tennessee ranked fifth among the tobacco-growing states in 1899 and fourth in 1909.
In the early history of Tennessee iron of superior quality was produced, in small charcoal furnaces, from the brown hematites of the central part of the state.
The output of iron ore was 874,542 tons (valued at $1,123,527) in 1902, when Tennessee ranked fifth among the iron ore producing states.
The output increased from 19,188 tons in 1894 to 638,612 tons (valued at $3,047,836) in 1907, when Tennessee ranked second among the states of the Union in the production of phosphaterock.
Inexhaustible deposits of marble are found in Eastern Tennessee in an area about loo m.
In 1908 Tennessee produced 179 ozs.
The railway mileage of Tennessee increased from 1253 m.
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.
- Tennessee has had three constitutions, but the present one, adopted in 1870, is a reproduction of the second (1834) with only a few changes.
This court has jurisdiction of appeals from equity courts in which the amount in controversy does not exceed $1000, except in cases involving the constitutionality of a Tennessee statute, contested election or state revenue, and ejectment suits; it has jurisdiction also of civil cases tried in the circuit and common law courts in which writs of error or appeals in the nature of writs of error are applied for.
- For the protection of the property rights of married women the code of Tennessee provides that the wife's real estate shall be exempt from her husband's debts; that the proceeds of her real or personal property shall not be paid to any other person except by her consent certified upon privy examination of her by the court or a commissioner appointed by the court; and that she may mortgage or convey her real estate without the concurrence of her husband provided she be privately examined regarding the matter by a chancellor, circuit judge, or the clerk of the county court.
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 act for establishing the Tennessee Reformatory for Boys provides that the institution shall be governed by a board of trustees consisting of the governor and five other members, one retiring each year; that boys under eighteen years of age who are convicted of a penitentiary offence shall be sent to it; that the trustees may transfer incorrigible boys to the penitentiary, put others out in', the service of citizens on probation, or recommend them to the governor for pardon.
When the general education law was enacted in 1909 Tennessee had no state normal schools, but by the law 13 per cent.
At the head of the state educational system is the University of Tennessee, which embraces a college of liberal arts, a graduate department, a college of engineering, a college of agriculture, a school of pharmacy, an industrial department, and a law department at Knoxville, and medical and dental departments at Nashville.
For the higher education of teachers Tennessee has the Peabody College for Teachers, at Nashville, founded (1875) and maintained chiefly with proceeds from the George Peabody Fund for the improvement of education in the South.
In 1756 or 1757, Fort Loudon, named in honour of John Campbell, earl of Loudon, was built on the Little Tennessee river, about 30 m.
Eastern Tennessee was recognized as a common hunting ground by the Cherokees, Creeks, Miamis and other Indian tribes, and the Iroquois of New York also claimed a considerable portion by right of conquest.
In spite of the opposition of the Federalist party, whose leaders foresaw that Tennessee would be Republican, it was admitted to the Union as the sixteenth state on the 1st of June 1796.
The Bank of Tennessee, organized in 1838, had behind it the credit of the state, and it was hoped that money for education and for internal improvements might be secured from its profits.
Though President Andrew Jackson was for many years practically a dictator in Tennessee politics, his arbitrary methods and his intolerance of any sort of independence on the part of his followers led to a revolt in 1836, when the electoral vote of the state was given to Hugh Lawson White, then United States senator from Tennessee, who had been one of Jackson's most devoted adherents.
With the disintegration of the Whig party, the state again became nominally Democratic, though Union sentiment was strong, particularly in East Tennessee.
Harris (1818-1897) issued a proclamation declaring Tennessee out of the Union.
Andrew Johnson, then a United States senator from Tennessee, refused to resign his seat, and was supported by a large element in East Tennessee.
Foote captured Fort Henry on the Tennessee river, and Fort Donelson on the Cumberland.
Grant next ascended the Tennessee river to Pittsburg Landing with the intention of capturing the Memphis & Charleston railway, and on the 6th-7th of April defeated the Confederates in the battle of Shiloh.
General Grant now assumed command, and on the 24th and 25th of November defeated Bragg at Chattanooga, thus opening the way into East Tennessee.
Hood moved into Tennessee, expecting Sherman to follow him.
Tennessee was the first of the Confederate states to be readmitted to the Union (July 24, 1866), after ratifying the Constitution of the United States with amendments, declaring the ordinance of secession void, voting to abolish slavery, and declaring the war debt void.
Governors Of Tennessee State of Franklin.
-FOr a general physical description of the state see the Reports of the Tennessee Geological Survey (Nashville, 1840) and E.
C. Hewett, Geography of Tennessee (no place, 1878).
Merriam, Higher Education in Tennessee, in Circulars of Information of the United States Bureau of Education, No.
Caldwell, Studies in the Constitutional History of Tennessee (Cincinnati, 1895; new ed., 1907).
The best is James Phelan's History of Tennessee (Boston, 1888).
Putnam, History of Middle Tennessee, or Life and Times of General James Robertson (Nashville, 1859); Theodore Roosevelt, Winning of the West (New York, 1889-1896); John Carr, Early Times in Middle Tennessee (Nashville, 1857).
P. Temple, East Tennessee and the Civil War (Cincinnati, 1899); James W.
Fertig, Secession and Reconstruction of Tennessee (Chicago, 1898); and the Report of JointCommittee on Reconstruction (U.S. Pub.
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The town is widely known as the seat of Berea College, which has done an important work among the mountaineers of Kentucky and of Tennessee.
A Streetcar Named Desire fiction Tennessee Williams Williams won the Pulitzer Prize with this portrayal of a fading, fragile belle.
Sherman took Atlanta and forced the confederates to retreat north to Tennessee.
Wash down with a shot or two of Jack Daniels, straight from Tennessee's famous distillery.
oblivious of the excitement, Tennessee's Partner improved the opportunity to mop his face again with his handkerchief.
In " Tennessee " the narrator hits the road with his gal pal and flees to Nashville.
rolling hills near the Tennessee border provided ample pleasures at 40 to 50 mph.
The arts in Chicago exude sophistication, in Tennessee they don't.
Tennessee teardrops Hot teardrop shaped chillis, green to yellow to red, 40cm plant.
Joplin (c. 1810-1847), a native of Tennessee.
This periodical, first a monthly and later a weekly, was published successively in Ohio, Tennessee, Maryland, the District of Columbia and Pennsylvania, though it appeared irregularly, and at times, when Lundy was away on lecturing tours, was issued from any office that was accessible to him.
The other states with a large Presbyterian population were Illinois (115,602; 86,251 of the Northern Church; 17,208 of the Cumberland Church; 9555 of the United Presbyterian Church); New Jersey (79,912; 78,490 of the Northern Church); Tennessee (79,337; 42,464 being Cumberland Presbyterians, more than one-fifth of the total membership; 6640 of the Colored Cumberland Church, more than one-third of its membership; 21, 39 0 of the Southern Church; and 6786 of the Northern Church); Missouri (71,599; 28,637 of the Cumberland Church; 25,991 of the Northern Church; 14,713 of the Southern Church); Texas (62,090; 31,598 of the Cumberland Church; 2 3,934 of the Southern Church; 4118 of the Northern Church; and 2091 of the Colored Cumberland Church); Iowa (60,081; 48,326 of the Northern Church; 8890 of the United Presbyterian Church); and North Carolina (55,837; 41,322 of the Southern and 10,696 of the Northern Church).
The Cretaceous region includes, with the exception of the Lower Carboniferous, all that part of the state eastward of a line cutting the Tennessee boundary in 88Ã‚° 50' W.
wide and reaches from about 33Ã‚° 30' on the Alabama boundary north to the Tennessee boundary.
But the new state was weakened by factions, and after a brief and precarious existence it was forced into submission to North Carolina by which in 1790 the territory was again ceded to the national government with the proviso that no regulation made or to be made by Congress should tend to the emancipation of slaves (see Tennessee).
He was a Democratic member of the National House of Representatives in 1834-1843, served in the South Carolina Senate in 1844-1845, was a delegate to the Nashville Southern Convention (see Nashville, Tennessee) in 1850, was United States minister to Russia in 1858-1860, and in 1860-1862 was governor of South Carolina.
The estimates for 1901 to 1905 are given, to illustrate their variations: - These estimates are the averages of separate estimates which are published for the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Tennessee.
of the Tennessee, is about 55Ã‚° F.
The first resolution was a statement of the ultra states'-rights view of the relation of the states to the Federal government 2 and subsequent resolutions declare the 1 The southern boundary to the Tennessee river was surveyed in1779-1780by commissioners representing Virginia and North Carolina, and was supposed to be run along the parallel of latitude 36Ã‚° 30', but by mistake was actually run north of that parallel.
By a treaty of 1819 the Indian title to the territory west of the Tennessee was extinguished, and commissioners then ran a line along the parallel of 36Ã‚° 30' from the Mississippi to the Tennessee.
Between the "Cotton Belt" and the Tennessee Valley is the mineral region, the "Old Land" area - "a region of resistant rocks" - whose soils, also derived from weathering in situ, are of varied fertility, the best coming from the granites, sandstones and limestones, the poorest from the gneisses, schists and slates.
His exploit in capturing Fort Henry (on the right bank of the Tennessee river) from the Confederates, on the 6th of February 1862, without the co-operation of General Grant's land forces, who had not arrived in time, was a brilliant success; but their combined attack on Fort Donelson (12 m.
Walker of Mississippi, territorial governor of Kansas, and Frederick P. Stanton of Tennessee, secretary, and assured them of his determination to adhere to the popular sovereignty principle.
Among the prominent buildings are the United States Government building, the county Court house, Cotton Exchange, Business Men's Club, Goodwyn Institute, containing an auditorium and the public library, the Cossett Free Library, Grand Opera House, Lyceum Theatre, Auditorium, Gayoso Hotel, Memphis Evening Scimitar building, the Union and Planters' Bank and Trust Company building, Equitable building, Memphis Trust building, Tennessee Trust building, the Bank of Commerce, Woman's building (containing offices for business women), Masonic Temple, Odd Fellows' building and the Commercial Appeal building.
The fact that Rice was unduly optimistic and allowed the enterprises of the Convention to become almost hopelessly involved in debt, and was constrained to use some of the fund collected for missions to meet the exigencies of his educational and journalistic work, intensified the hostility of those who had suspected from the beginning the good faith of the agents and denied the scriptural authority of boards, paid agents, paid missionaries, &c. So virulent became the opposition that in several states, as Tennessee and Kentucky, the work of the Convention was for years excluded, and a large majority in each association refused to receive into their fellowship those who advocated or contributed to its objects.
TENNESSEE, a South Central state of the United States of North America, lying between latitude 35Ã‚° and latitude 36Ã‚° 40' N.
by Kentucky and Virginia along a line which, because of erroneous surveys, varies considerably, east of the Tennessee river, from the intended boundary - the line of latitude 36Ã‚° 30' N.
on the Unaka Mountains to 72Ã‚° on the Cumberland Plateau, to 75Ã‚° in the Valley of East Tennessee and on the Highland Rim, to 77Ã‚° in the Lowland Basin, and to about 78Ã‚° on the East Gulf Plains.
But the mean winter temperature for each of these divisions varies little from 38Ã‚°, and the mean annual temperature ranges only from 57Ã‚° in East Tennessee to 58Ã‚° in Middle Tennessee and to 60Ã‚° in West Tennessee.
The Ku Klux Klan, originating in 1865 as a youthful prank at Pulaski, Tennessee, spread over the state and the entire South, and in 1860 nine counties in the middle and western sections were placed under martial law.
After the war was over the family moved to Memphis, Tennessee.
The next two letters mention her visit in January to her relatives in Memphis, Tennessee.
The winding roads and rolling hills near the Tennessee border provided ample pleasures at 40 to 50 mph.
However, Johnson disapproved when Tennessee seceded from the union in June, 1861.
Tennessee Teardrops Hot teardrop shaped chillis, green to yellow to red, 40cm plant.
As a graduate with a degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee, Kelly worked as a research assistant in a psychology lab at Emory University on the Emory Family Togetherness Project.
Distribution centers in Virginia, Tennessee and California ensure timely delivery of products throughout the nation.
Music City Metal Roofing is based in Tennessee and sells to the public anywhere in the United States and does have an export service.
They include Alaska, Georgia, Colorado, Hawaii, California, Kentucky, Iowa, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Tennessee, Vermont, Utah, New York, Wyoming and Washington.
For example, her Imagination Library, which was started in 1995 in Sevier County, Tennessee, provides books to preschool children every month from the time they are born or when they move into the community.
If you live in a state outside of Tennessee or New York, you will most likely have to pay for a kit unless you gather the forms yourself, essentially creating your own divorce kit.
The company was relocated from Chicago to Nashville, Tennessee in 1949.
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!
She won the Miss Black Tennessee pageant in 1971.
Living in Nashville, Tennessee, she worked at McDonald's.
Five years later, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban are still happily married and living in Nashville, Tennessee, with their two biological daughters, Sunday and Faith, the latter of whom was conceived via a surrogate.
The King of Rock 'n' Roll died at his home (Graceland) in Memphis, Tennessee, on August 16, 1977, of an apparent heart attack that may or may not have been brought on by long-time drug use.
Born Destiny Hope Cyrus on November 23, 1992 in Nashville, Tennessee, Miley Cyrus is well known as her television alter-ego Hannah Montana.
Raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Reese Witherspoon has made it her mission to prove that blondes from the South can be both pretty and smart.
Born in Memphis, Tennessee to parents Randall Timberlake and Lynn Bomar, Justin Timberlake grew up in a small town north of Memphis.
As if two times wasn't enough, they were hitched yet again at a surprise wedding on August 17 in Nashville, Tennessee.
After an initial wedding in the South of France, they tied the knot again in California, Tennessee, and Michigan.
Titled "The First Warden," episode three took place at Tennessee State Prison which opened on February 12, 1898.
Titled "Dead Man Walking," episode eight took place in the Tennessee State Prison.
Married to race car driver Burney Lamar, she is now raising her kids in Nashville, Tennessee.
After coming to Nashville, Tennessee, his group, The Ranch, topped the charts in 1997 with their self-titled album.
Kenneth Arnold Chesney was born and raised in Tennessee.
During college in Jackson City, Tennessee, he performed in local bars and restaurants, but managed to keep his mind on his studies.
After graduating from East Tennessee State University, Chesney headed to Nashville to chase his country music dream.
The musicians will move to Nashville, Tennessee and learn the ropes from country music songwriters.
A country girl through and through, Miley was born in the small town of Franklin, Tennessee, just outside of Nashville.
As to the reason why Freeman was traveling down south, well, he hails from Memphis, Tennessee and owns the Ground Zero Blues Club located in Clarksdale (considered the birthplace of the Blues), Mississippi.
In 2007, she adopted a little boy, Wyatt Steven, with whom she lives in Tennessee.
Megan Denise Fox was born on May 16, 1986, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
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.
Target's Target House provides 98 fully furnished apartments to families and patients who need long-term treatment at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, at no cost to the families.
Walters State Community College provides secondary education to about 6,000 students in ten, rural East Tennessee counties.
SACS accredits the remaining states in the southern region of the United States including: Virginia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Louisiana, North and South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and Texas.
A variety of cruise destinations and itineraries are available, from local one day trips and dinner cruises to voyages to the western Caribbean, Illinois and the Kanawha rivers, Tennessee, the Atchafalaya River Basin, and the Texas Gulf.
The most popular itineraries are the 90-minute sightseeing cruises, which feature lessons in Tennessee history and interesting narratives of past and present Mississippi River life.
In addition, starting in spring 2011, there will be cruises that will take you from New Orleans to Memphis, Tennessee, over the course of seven nights.
On an extended cruise, like the one that goes from Louisiana to Tennessee, you'll have several stops along the way where you can see plantation houses, a cotton gin, a haunted house, Civil War historical sites, and more.
Memphis Riverboats is an institution in Tennessee.
Southern States Rescued Rottweilers finds forever homes for Rotties in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and the Virginia peninsula.
Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Rascal Flatts consists of lead singer Gary LeVox, bassist Jay DeMarcus and lead guitarist Joe Don Rooney.
Bike was founded in 1874 in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Kimberly Locke was born in 1978 in Hartsville, Tennessee and found her fame and fortune as an R&B and contemporary pop singer as well as a plus size model.
Paris, Tennessee, fits this bill completely.
Listed as one of the top retirement locations on BestRetirementSpots.com, Paris is in northwest Tennessee near the popular recreation area known as Land Between the Lakes.
When thinking about senior living, Nashville, Tennessee, is a great place to call home.
When thinking about senior living, Nashville, Tennessee, has just about everything you need.
To get you started, here are some websites based in Middle Tennessee that may lead you in the direction of what you are seeking.
If you are still searching for information on senior living, Nashville, Tennessee, offers many reliable services.
Even if you have lived in the area for a while, you may not have experienced all the advantages options for senior living Nashville, Tennessee has to offer.
Eastern Tennessee is rapidly gaining popularity with active retirees looking for affordable retirement living.
Boasting scenic views of beautiful lakes and the majestic Great Smoky Mountains, this area of Tennessee is seeing the growth of several affordable and active retirement communities for seniors 55 and over.
Located in Johnson City in the Tri-Cities region in the upper east area of Tennessee, Princeton Gardens is a lovely community of newly built Craftsmen-style cottages.
For retirees preferring the Chattanooga area of Tennessee, the retirement community of Greenbrier Cove offers an active lifestyle and affordable living.
Dollywood vacation packages let you tap into all of the fun at the Tennessee park while saving money and hassle along the way.
Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort & Spa is located in the heart of Gatlinburg, Tennessee, near Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Dollywood theme park.
Tennessee Wild Boar Hunting offers the opportunity to track down and hunt many Russian and Razorback wild hogs.
Located in the majestic beautiful foothills of the Cumberland Mountains in Tennessee, the scenic setting is ideal for hunting.
Deer, antelope, elk, and other animals also reside in this Tennessee hunting oasis.
This stroke belt includes Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
Bartonella henselae is uncommon or absent in cold climates, which fleas have difficulty tolerating, but prevalent in warm, humid places such as Memphis, Tennessee, where antibodies were found in 71 percent of the cats tested.
The Nurse Home Visitation Program operates in Colorado, New York, and Tennessee.
The Families and Schools Together (FAST) Track Program currently operates in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Washington.
The four remaining members included Kelsey Bourg, a 20 year old from Louisiana; Phillip Bernier, a 24 year old from Virginia; Lacey Mason, a 22 year old from Tennessee; and Zack Wilson, a 25 year old from Utah.
Service centers are located in Hutchinson, Kansas and Nashville, Tennessee.
The company head office is located in Memphis, Tennessee.
For example, in Tennessee the buyer has two years to buy back the home.
In the months that followed, Nicole and Keith were seen together at an NFL football game, shopping, jogging, and visiting Keith's family in Tennessee.
Hailing from Tennessee, Megan Fox, born May 16, 1986, has become a sex symbol of late.
In a break from tradition, this year's issue also includes studio shots from New York, Los Angeles and even Nashville, Tennessee.
David Oreck founded Oreck in Tennessee in 1963.
Oreck remains based in the United States with their principal manufacturing plant in Tennessee.
After the ruling, the company moved to Greeneville, Tennessee and over the years, ownership has changed hands a number of times and currently the machines are made and distributed by Ecoquest.
After the lawsuit was over, the company moved to Greeneville, Tennessee where ownership changed hands a number of times and the company name was changed to EcoQuest.
The Tennessean is a daily newspaper covering middle Tennessee.
Or, perhaps, you want to fool the world into believing that your "Yale Alumni" bumper sticker didn't come straight off the rack of a petrol station somewhere in rural Tennessee?
Though the company got its start in Georgia, it eventually branched out and developed retail locations in Alabama, Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina.
John Bell, a prosperous farmer, moved his family to what is now Adams County, Tennessee in the early 1800's.
Background: The Bell Witch is a famous poltergeist that haunted the family of John Bell at Adams Station, Tennessee in 1817.
At Chickamauga Battlefield Park in Tennessee, the site of another Civil War battle, the ghost of Old Green Eyes terrifies park visitors.
They have been seen in Massachusetts, Tennessee, the Pacific Northwest, California and all across the world including Canada, Russia, China and Australia.
Others experience the sort of poltergeist activity that Tennessee farmer John Bell experienced in 1817 at the hands of the famous entity known as the Bell Witch.
For instance, the Tennessee Spirit Mike is said to muffle human conversation and ambient noises while zeroing in on spirit voices.
There are a number of EVP recordings you can listen to that have been captured with the Tennessee Spirit Mike on the aforementioned web page.
All Tennessee residents can take advantage of Free Admission Tuesday.
Off Broadway stores can be found in California, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Hampshire.
The series is set in Memphis, Tennessee at Lancer University.
A Tennessee Williams quote - A prayer for the wild at heart, kept in cages - on her left forearm covers an old tattoo of the Chinese word for courage.
Puerto Vallarta was just a quiet fishing village in 1963 when director John Huston chose the locale for his filming of Tennessee William's play "The Night of the Iguana."
The Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders are known for their smoldering outfits, sexy dance routines and rigorous practice schedules.
By 1988, Malkmus had purchased a fifty acre farm in Eidson, Tennessee, and began what was to become his new ministry, Hallelujah Acres.
Examples include Medi-Cal in California and TennCare in Tennessee.
Some products offered by this company are only for customers residing within the state of Tennessee, where this company is based.
Lauren Curtis is a singer/songwriter based out of Nashville, Tennessee.
Yes, the music world is saturated with manufactured talent, a sad state of affairs that is quickly infiltrating the singer's home of Nashville, Tennessee.
Although the band formed in Memphis, Tennessee, their sound is anything but country.
Around the time Swift was 12, her parents moved from Tennessee back to their Pennsylvania home, but continued to make trips to Nashville with their daughter.
The following year saw their first release, The Tennessee Fire, come out on Darla to good reviews and increasing interest from fans.
In 2008, their set at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Tennessee lasted almost four hours long and featured a number of other musicians, including members of Metallica.
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.
In 1997, Leon left the church and divorced their mother, and the brothers moved to Nashville, Tennessee where Kings of Leon was born.
His interest in these genres of music only increased when the family moved to Memphis, Tennessee, and he immersed himself in the burgeoning blues scene on Beale Street.
The Bonnaroo music festival is held each year in Manchester, Tennessee.
The stage was set for the formation of Paramore when, at age 13, Hayley Williams moved from her hometown of Meridian, Mississippi to Franklin, Tennessee.
Dolly Rebecca Parton was born January 19, 1946, in Sevierville, Tennessee, a small community in the Great Smokey Mountains.
Since the state is home to two major American music cities, Memphis and Nashville, it should come as no surprise that musicians from Tennessee have figured prominently in music history for decades.
Tennessee is best known for two types of music - country and Southern soul - but all genres of music have thrived within state lines.
Tennessee is hands down one of the musically significant states in the US.
Music fans head to Tennessee in droves to soak up music history, and musicians also pack their bags in large numbers to head to Tennessee's music cities looking for fame and fortune.
The first thing most music fans think of when they think of Tennessee is Nashville and country music, and for good reason.
That distinction goes to Bristol, Tennessee, a comparatively small mountain town east of Nashville.
The Tennessee teen decides to keep the baby, but in doing so she learns that she must sacrifice her dreams.
After high school, Owens attended the University of Tennessee where he played basketball and football.
Born August 18, 1965, Robert "Bob" Harper grew up in Nashville, Tennessee.
Bob Harper was born in Nashville, Tennessee, on August 18, 1965.
Police Women of Memphis is a documentary-style reality TV show on TLC that follows four female police officers in Memphis, Tennessee.
After the show aired, Aubrey quit the force and opened a donut shop with fellow officer Daniel Wood, located in Atoka, Tennessee.
The Confederate states included the following: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
The line was resurveyed in 1764, and in 1772 was extended; parts of the line were resurveyed under acts of the assembly of 1803, 1804, 1806, 1813, 1814 and 1815, and by an act of 1819 the last extension, to the Tennessee line, was confirmed and established.
The boundary between North Carolina and Tennessee was surveyed in 1 799 and 1821.
The territory now comprising the state of Tennessee belonged to Carolina under the charters of 1663 and 1665, and fell to North Carolina when the original province was divided.
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Schofield) in the centre direct on Decatur, and the Army of the Tennessee (Gen.
The troops of the Army of the Tennessee were swiftly driven back, and their commander, McPherson, killed; but presently the Federals re-formed and a severe struggle ensued, in which most of Hood's army joined.
Sherman quickly realized this, and the Army of the Tennessee, now commanded by Gen.
But in 1864 the opposition of Congress to presidential reconstruction had clearly developed, so that the electoral votes of Louisiana (like those of Tennessee) for president were not counted.
The main watershed follows a tortuous course which crosses the mountainous belt just north of New river in Virginia; south of this the rivers head in the Blue Ridge, cross the higher Unakas, receive important tributaries from the Great Valley, and traversing the Cumberland Plateau in spreading gorges, escape by way of the Cumberland and Tennessee rivers to the Ohio and Mississippi, and thus to the Gulf of Mexico; in the central section the rivers, rising in or beyond the Valley Ridges, flow through great gorges (water gaps) to the Great Valley, and by southeasterly courses across the Blue Ridge to tidal estuaries penetrating the coastal plain; in the northern section the water-parting lies on the inland side of the mountainous belt, the main lines of drainage running from north to south.
He graduated from Washington (now Washington and Jefferson) College, Pennsylvania, in 1825, and began to practise law in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1828.
FRANKLIN, a town and the county-seat of Williamson county, Tennessee, U.S.A., in the central part of the state, on the Harpeth river, and about 20 m.
It is the seat of the Tennessee Female College and the Battle Ground Academy, and its chief objects of interest are the battle-ground, the Confederate cemetery and the Confederate monument.
Halleck, who was here in control of all the operations of the Federals, had meanwhile ordered Grant's force to ascend the Tennessee river and operate against Corinth; Buell's well-disciplined forces were to march overland from Nashville to join him, and General O.
- Meanwhile Grant was encamped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee with an army of 45,000 men, and Buell with 37,000 men about two marches away.
Tennessee was thenceforward to be the central theatre of war, and too late it was recognized that Mitchel should have been supported in the spring.
He was elected to Congress, he was chosen judge of the supreme court of Tennessee, he was appointed general in the army, and lastly he was for eight years the president of the United States.
Our favourite walk was to Keller's Landing, an old tumbledown lumber-wharf on the Tennessee River, used during the Civil War to land soldiers.
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