Browsing named entities in Matthew Arnold, Civilization in the United States: First and Last Impressions of America.. You can also browse the collection for Knoxville (Tennessee, United States) or search for Knoxville (Tennessee, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 1 document section:

wn part, to the main field of the war. At first, however, he was appointed to the command of the Military division of the Mississippi, and after fighting a severe and successful battle at Chattanooga in November (1863), relieved that place and Knoxville, which the Confederates were threatening. President Lincoln, who had daily, almost hourly, been telegraphing to him to remember Burnside, to do something for Burnside, besieged in Knoxville, was overjoyed. I wish, he wrote to Grant, to tenderKnoxville, was overjoyed. I wish, he wrote to Grant, to tender you, and all under your command, my more than thanks, my profoundest gratitude, for the skill, courage and perseverance with which you and they, over so great difficulties, have effected this important object. God bless you all! Congress voted him thanks and a gold medal for his achievements at Vicksburg and Chattanooga. In the dead of the winter, with the thermometer below zero, he made an excursion into Kentucky, and had the pleasure of finding the people along his route, both in Tennes