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Hiwassee

[hahy-wos-ee] /haɪˈwɒs i/
noun
1.
a river in NE Georgia, SW North Carolina, and SE Tennessee, flowing N to the Tennessee River. 150 miles (241 km) long.
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  • A river in upper Georgia, flowing northwestward into Hiwassee.

    Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney
  • His cavalry connected with Rosecrans on the north side of the Tennessee, and also held the line of the Hiwassee on the left.

  • The tables were now turned on the Confederates, who fled over the Hiwassee again, losing in their turn about 100 prisoners.

  • For a pseudo-myth connected with the name, see the preceding note on Hiwassee.

    Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney
  • Ayuhwa′sĭ—the proper form of the name commonly written Hiwassee.

    Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney
  • A notable rock on Hiwassee river, just within the North Carolina line.

    Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney
  • The Indian trail from the Hiwassee town Northward, passed near this home.

    Revolutionary Reader Sophie Lee Foster
  • The valley towns on Hiwassee, as well as those of Chickamauga, seem to have continued hostile.

    Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney
  • Nottely: A river rising in Union county and flowing northwestward into Hiwassee.

    Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney
  • The various settlements on Valley river and the adjacent part of Hiwassee were known collectively as the “Valley towns.”

    Myths of the Cherokee James Mooney

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