Battle of Trenton

Cary McClelland was one of the 2,400 soldiers involved in the daring Christmas Day attack on Trenton, where a garrison of Hessian mercenaries was seized.

It’s amazing the stories that can be found when you dig deep into Knox County history.

While I knew the county had a number of Revolutionary War veterans, it was exciting to discover one who was an eyewitness to and participant in some of Gen. George Washington’s most ingenious maneuvers.

Mark Sebastian Jordan mug shot

History Knox columnist Mark Sebastian Jordan