General Washburn http://wknofm.org en General Washburn's Escape Alley http://wknofm.org/post/general-washburns-escape-alley <p>Hidden beneath the tall buildings and major venues of Downtown Memphis lies General Washburn’s Escape Alley, which is home to a significant piece of Memphis history.</p><p>Union Major General C.C. Washburn was in Memphis during the Union army’s occupation of the city during the Civil War. The alley, which runs from Front Street to Autozone Park, backed-up to the General’s home.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 22:49:25 +0000 Steve Pike 36096 at http://wknofm.org General Washburn's Escape Alley