- 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.
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.
Ayuhwa′sĭ—the proper form of the name commonly written Hiwassee.
For a pseudo-myth connected with the name, see the preceding note on Hiwassee.