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Historical Sketches of the Holston Valleys, Tennessee

By: Thomas W. Preston

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1926, 1997)

Seller ID: P0721

ISBN: 0078840721X

Condition: 248 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1926, 1997), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 248 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

The Holston River valleys, also known as the Kingsport Territory, lie mainly in northeastern Tennessee, and this book traces their history from the time when they were inhabited by the aboriginal predecessors of the Cherokee Indians. This book contains chapters on the Cherokees, the Scotch-Irish of the Holston Valleys, the Trans-Alleghany Country, the beginning of Kingsport, Christian's campaign into the Cherokee Country, Dunmore's War, the Cherokees on the warpath, the State of Franklin, the first Declaration of Independence, laws framed by our Forefathers, three decisive battles, geology of ... View more info