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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 6: siege of Knoxville.--operations on the coasts of the Carolinas and Georgia. (search)
the central part of the town. During the dark days of the siege il his bearing toward the citizens and his soldiers — kind, generous, and humane — won for him the profound respect of all, even the most rebellious. He visited the families of Dr. Brownlow, Mr. Maynard, Colonel Baxter, Colonel Temple, and other prominent citizens who were then exiles from their homes, and gave them every comfort and encouragement in his power; and at the office of the Knoxville Whig, Brownlow's newspaper, througBrownlow's newspaper, through which that stanch Unionist had so long and effectively fulminated his scathing thunderbolts of wrath against secessionists and rebels, Burnside's orders, and other printing, was done by willing Union hands. In the lurid light of the Civil War, that long, low building, in an obscure alley, looms up into historical importance. Who shall estimate the value of the influence of that sheet, which went out daily from its walls, to the cause of the Union in East Tennessee? Burnside's Headquarters.
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3., Chapter 10: the last invasion of Missouri.--events in East Tennessee.--preparations for the advance of the Army of the Potomac. (search)
r in the great Valley of East Tennessee Governor Brownlow and his family, 284. Greenville death t. At Knoxville we were the guests of Governor Brownlow, whose name and deeds are so conspicuousn that flag, a young widowed daughter of Governor Brownlow (Mrs. Sawyer, afterward Mrs. Dr. Boyingts of interest in and around that city, Governor Brownlow's House. this is from a sketch made btly covered by a high fence, was used by Governor Brownlow for his library and study. For awhile, en in Knoxville, stabled a pair of mules in Dr. Brownlow's library. When Buckner was holding East Tard, on main Street. accompanied by Colonel John Bell Brownlow, then editing his father's newspaper the large, stout, black family horse of Governor Brownlow, which bore General McClellan through hi in Western Virginia; and in company with Colonel Brownlow and Captain A. W. Walker, one of the mostd, pursued five or six miles by Lieutenant-Colonel John B. Brownlow, of the Ninth Tennessee Cavalry