“Cumberland Gap – 1815 – 1861”

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 27: Scrapbooks, Albums, Gathered Notes

LOCAL HISTORY SCRAPBOOK

” Cumberland Gap 1815 – 1861  [Page 16]

 Cumberland Gap ; War of 1812 ; Indians ; Cumberland Valley ;  Cumberland River ; Sir Walter Scott ; Harriet Beecher Stowe ; “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” ; salt ; salt licks ; plowshares ; farming ; strategic geography of Cumberland Gap ; foodways ; Fort Donelson ; Brigadier General  F.K. Zollicoffer ; Confederates ; Governor Harris ; General Buckner ; Adjutant-General Cooper ; Knoxville, Tennessee ; Nelson’s Camp, Kentucky ; Three Log Mountains ; Cumberland Ford ;  railroad bridges in war ; President Abraham Lincoln ; refusal to recognize the neutrality of Cumberland Gap area.

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