The Loyal Mountaineers of Tennessee

Thomas William Humes, S. T. D.

A valuable addition for both the Tennessee historian and the Civil War buff. This book defines the importance of East Tennessee and its residents to the Union cause during the Civil War. The author begins with early history of East Tennessee and the events which led to the War Between the States. He continues by describing local people and events that contributed to the decision to remain loyal to the United States. The events of the War as they involve East Tennessee are detailed, including important meetings and battles such as Carter's Raid and the siege of Knoxville. The text is enhanced with illustrated portraits of East Tennessee individuals who contributed to the Civil War effort. Originally written and published in 1888, this reprinted edition is accompanied by a complete index.1888, Reprinted 1988; 411 pages. Hardback.

2 lb
9 × 6 × 1 in