The capitol was completed in 1859. The fortifications around the capitol consisted of four earthworks connected by a stockade with loopholes. The Tennessee State Museum traces the history of the state from prehistoric Indians until the early 1900s, including a large section on the Civil War. This section includes descriptions and artifacts from each major battle in Tennessee, audio-visual presentations, firearms, uniforms, paintings of notable soldiers, and a large collection of battle flags.
Knoxville, Tennessee | Here you can visit a museum, uncover your family's roots, learn about historic sites, make use of research facilities, and utilize other historical and genealogical resources in this thirty-five-county region.
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