Driving Dixie Down: Stoneman’s Raid breaks out of the mountains – March 21-29, 1865

I think anyone who has spun the AM radio dial during a long night drive will find Virgil Caine a familiar name: For many of us growing up in the 1970s, that was largest dosage of Civil War history outside the class room.   (Yes… I know the song was released in 1969.  Do IContinue reading “Driving Dixie Down: Stoneman’s Raid breaks out of the mountains – March 21-29, 1865”

Farragut Marker Missing

Another case of “have you seen this marker?” According to a story posted on the MetroPulse, a Knoxville, Tennessee news outlet: At the center of a years-long controversy concerning possible private development of the old Lowes Ferry site, also known as Stoney Point, off Northshore just east of Admiral Farragut Park, is a large stoneContinue reading “Farragut Marker Missing”