COAL CREEK: WAR AND DISASTERS

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Tennessee militia marching to battle in
Coal Creek (They were not as
organized when they were later
surrounded by free miners, disarmed,
and sent to Knoxville on the train)


Fort Anderson on top of Militia Hill
(background) overlooking the
Knoxville Iron Company mine
and stockade (foreground)


Tennessee militia encampment on
Militia Hill protecting the convict
miners working in the
Knoxville Iron Company Mine


Trenches around the site of
Fort Anderson on Militia Hill

 

Position on Militia Hill where troops fired cannon into the town of Coal Creek  (now Lake City) through the Wye Gap in Walden Ridge during the Coal Creek War


Location where the free miner
Dick Drummond was hung in
Briceville by the militia to set an
example for the other free miners
during the Coal Creek War

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