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THE BATTLE OF ATHENS(Tennessee) [Would FReepers take up arms in the name of Liberty as they did?]

THE BATTLE OF ATHENS(Tennessee) [Would FReepers take up arms in the name of Liberty as they did?]

Tennessee Historical Commission marker in Athe...

Tennessee Historical Commission marker in Athens, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. The marker recalls the “Battle of Athens,” which occurred on August 2, 1946, when local officials locked themselves in the old jail (formerly off-camera to the right), allegedly to fix election results. An armed group of World War II veterans and supporters assembled on the hill to the left and exchanged fire with the authorities in the jail. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Patriot Post ^ | May 3, 2012 | Mark Alexander

Posted on Monday, May 14, 2012 12:31:43 PM by QT3.14

[Snip]…There was a group of lesser-known Tennessee Patriots, however, whose efforts to defend Liberty at home in 1946 were no less noble. This group of World War II veterans took up arms to restore Rule of Law in the quaint east Tennessee town of Athens (McMinn County), between Chattanooga and Knoxville. That fight became known as the Battle of Athens…..

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