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Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Father Abram J. Ryan

(1838–1886)

 
 
Father Abram J. Ryan Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Father Abram J. Ryan Marker
Inscription.  Confederate chaplain, poet of the Confederacy, author of the requiem of the Lost Cause, “The Conquered Banner,” written at Knoxville soon after Lee’s surrender at Appomattox Court House, April 9, 1865, and pastor of the Immaculate Conception Parish, 1865–1867.
 
Erected by Knoxville - Knox County Civil War Centennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 58.022′ N, 83° 55.309′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of West Vine Avenue and Walnut Street, on the left when traveling west on West Vine Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 W Vine Ave, Knoxville TN 37902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battery Wiltsie (a few steps from this marker); Hubris Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Midday Merry-Go-Round (about 700 feet away); Uncle Dave Macon
Reverend Abram J. Ryan image. Click for full size.
Public Domain PD-US
2. Reverend Abram J. Ryan
(about 700 feet away); Archie Campbell / Chet Atkins (about 700 feet away); Civil War Hospital (about 700 feet away); Elvis Presley (about 700 feet away); St. James Hotel (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
More about this marker. Has crossed U.S. and Confederate flags at the top.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Conquered Banner. Wikipedia (Submitted on March 27, 2018.) 

2. Lost Cause of the Confederacy. Wikipedia (Submitted on March 27, 2018.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on March 27, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. Photos:   1. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida.   2. submitted on March 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Aug. 10, 2020