Just before dawn on Nov. 29, 1863, Confederate Gen. James Longstreet launched a full-scale infantry attack on Fort Sanders in Knoxville. The Union army prevailed, securing the key strategic position and weakening the Confederacy’s hold in East Tennessee. The victory for the Union and costly loss for the Confederates is documented in a new permanent
University of Tennessee President John Petersen visits Kingsport Thursday on the latest stop in a swing across the state during visits to each of the system’s campuses with additional stops in Nashville and Northeast Tennessee.
University of Tennessee researchers will help make the fast-growing manufactured home industry more environmentally friendly thanks to a new grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.