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Civil War in Georgia, Week 26: Ominous portents

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Date: 10/23/2014 9:29:00 PM

“We won’t starve in Georgia.” Meanwhile, Hood moved his own army westward, inching ever closer to the Tennessee River. Leaving their camp at Gadsden, Ala., on Oct. 22, the Southern soldiers moved to Brooksville, then Somerville. Resting for two

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EDITORIALLY SPEAKING — Three Forks gateway to the world

Muskogee Phoenix

Date: 10/23/2014 6:54:00 PM

The Great Loop extends through the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, Hudson River, Erie Canal, Great Lakes, Illinois River, Upper Mississippi, Lower Mississippi or Inland Rivers, Tennessee River, Gulf Intracoastal, Gulf of Mexico, and Okeechobee Waterway

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150 years after Battle of Decatur, residents plan to commemorate pivotal clash with living-history events

Al.com

Date: 10/23/2014 3:19:00 PM

John Bell Hood attempted to move his army across the Tennessee River to re-take Nashville while the Union garrison fought to thwart Hood's efforts. To commemorate the bloody battle, which resulted in 450 Confederate casualties and 155 Federal casualties

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Jimmy White: Looking ahead to the playoffs

Montgomery Advertiser

Date: 10/23/2014 2:48:00 PM

There is nothing like having some of Calhoun’s ribs overlooking the beautiful Tennessee River then taking the short walk to the stadium. The last trip I took prior to my retirement was a trip to Knoxville to see those customers and say goodbye

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KAB board elects its officers for coming year

Cleveland Daily Banner

Date: 10/23/2014 1:55:00 PM

The board also recounted the progress of a recent event called the Tennessee River Rescue that had volunteers cleaning up around Mouse Creek. The trash collected by the group included only three old tires. “That’s great,” said Joanne Maskew

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• River: Tennessee River
• Surface Area: 160,300 Acres
• Shoreline: 2,380 Miles
• Length: 184 Miles
• Volume: 6,002,600 Acre Feet
Kentucky Lake is a major navigable reservoir along the Tennessee River in Kentucky and Tennessee. Created in 1944 by the Tennessee Valley Authority's impounding of the Tennessee River by Kentucky Dam, the 160,309-acre (649 km2) lake is the largest artificial lake by surface area in the United States east of the Mississippi River (though not the largest by volume; Lake Cumberland holds that distinction).
It provides a source for hydro-electric power and, as one of the lakes alluded to by the name of Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, is a recreational magnet in western Kentucky and Tennessee.
The lake holds records for the largest of three species of fish ever taken in Kentucky: white bass (5 lb.), Buffalo carp (55 lb.), and yellow perch (1 lb., 4 oz). It is also the major attraction for two Kentucky state parks: Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park to the north and Kenlake State Resort Park to the west.
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