The Tennessee: The New River: Civil War to TVA

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Rowman & Littlefield, Jan 25, 1992 - History - 393 pages
From the landing of Federal troops at the Tennessee-Ohio confluence to the new river of the TVA, whose dams stand athwart the valley in Egyptian impassivity, this volume completes the story of the transformation of a river and of the culture it nourished. Southern Classics Series.
 

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Contents

Paducah to Fort Henry
5
II The Battle of Shiloh
25
III The Strategic Importance of Muscle Shoals
40
IV Chickamauga and its Sequel
51
V Guerrillas versus Gunboats
77
VI Forrest Wreaks Havoc among the Gunboats
91
VII The Cost of Civil War
107
VIII Parson Brownlow and the Ku Klux Klan
118
XIII At Last The Kingdom Really Comes
213
XIV The TVA Makes a New River
226
XV The Workings of TVA
251
XVI Navigation New Style
272
XVII Green Lands and Great Waters
289
XVIII The Battles of TVA
306
XIX Journal of A Voyage from Chattanooga to Paducah on the Good Steamboat Gordon C Greene
334
Acknowledgments
362

IX Kingdom Coming
137
X The Last Great Days of the Steamboats
156
XI The Uneasy Reign of King Kilowatt I
176
XII Trials by Jury and Otherwise
195

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Tennessean Donald Davidson was a member of the Vanderbilt Fugitive poetry group and a leading Southern Agrarian. In addition to his poetry and histories, Davidson's works include The Attack on Leviathan and Still Rebels, Still Yankees, and Other Essays.

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