"Passage to New Providence - Winter 1863"
Felix G. Woodward Library
During the Union occupation of Clarksville, the bridges were guarded by Union sentries. All citizens were stopped and searched. Only access to the town were two bridges, one at New Providence, the other at the end of Franklin Street leading to St. Bethlehem.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Occupied territories, Military occupations