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“Battle of Fort Saunders [Sanders] Nov. 29, 1863” streetcar token

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Identifier: Artifact 2016.001
Scope and Contents “Battle of Fort Saunders [Sanders] Nov. 29, 1863” streetcar token, on verso “West End ST. R .R./ ONE FARE”. Knoxville Journal 11-29-1938. The token was the same size as later tokens but one cent cheaper. Used on the mule or horse drawn streetcars. West Knoxville was a separate incorporated town from 1888 until 1897. “The Battle of Fort Saunders” (as spelled on the token) was commemorated on the West End car line fare, the only line of which approached the historic battlefield, which was all...
Dates: 1890 - 1900

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  • Subject: Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 X
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