By Marvin Byrd
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In the course of the Civil struggle, Tennessee was once might be the main conflicted nation within the Confederacy. Allegiance to each side may well suggest lifestyles or demise, as Union defense force captain and longtime Tennessee resident William okay. Byrd came upon within the fall of 1861 whilst he and his males have been attacked through a band of accomplice sympathizers and squaddies.
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