In a November 7, 2008, photograph, Don Bible, a Greene County native who has studied the story of the November 1861 bridge burnings, stands beside a monument in Midway to the bridge burners, five of whom Confederate authorities hanged. (Photo courtesy Knoxville News Sentinal/Clay Owen)
In a November 7, 2008, photograph, Don Bible, a Greene County native who has studied the story of the November 1861 bridge burnings, stands beside a monument in Midway to the bridge burners, five of whom Confederate authorities hanged. (Photo courtesy Knoxville News Sentinal/Clay Owen)
Photo by The Knoxville News Sentinel /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Sunday, November 17th, 2013
Pin It

Stories this photo appears in:

In the cold dark of night, small groups of men at the direction of President Abraham Lincoln undertook a secret, one-night guerrilla operation to burn nine railroad bridges in Confederate-occupied East Tennessee.

videos »         

photos »         

e-edition »

advertisement
advertisement

Find a Business

400 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403
General Information (423) 756-6900
Copyright, Permissions, Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policy, Ethics policy - Copyright ©2014, Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
This document may not be reprinted without the express written permission of Chattanooga Publishing Company, Inc.