Saturday, March 17, 2012

Battle of Athens, TN, Aug 1-2, 1946‏

I did not know this and it is most interesting and should be kept in mind even to ouir grandchildren. Joel

A very interesting bit of American history

This is a film production, but the incident really did happen. Athens is about 20 or 25 miles north Cleveland, Tenn.

Please watch this to the end. This is the real reason why we have the 2nd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

A couple of years ago someone I know from Tennessee recounted a conversation with an old man who had been a boy at the time of the Battle of Athens. His father had taken a part in it. The man remembered how his mother had been up all night worrying about her husband. In the morning the man said that his father came home, put his shotgun behind the kitchen door and sat down to his breakfast, and no one in the family ever said another word about that night.