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Minutes of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Association of Confederate Soldiers (Tennessee Division)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2724

This collection consists of a 66-page booklet entitled "Minutes of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Association of Confederate Soldiers (Tennessee Division)." This meeting was held on October 18, 1893 in Jackson, Tennessee. The booklet includes welcoming speeches, news of personnel changes in the various Bivouacs, information regarding the Confederate Soldiers' Home (a facility for aging Confederate veterans living in Tennessee), requirements for admission into the Association, an account of the election of officers for the coming year, and finally a description of two receptions following the formal meeting. The document's appendix provides information regarding Confederate organizations in Tennessee and a full roster of the members of the Association of Confederate Soldiers, including members who had died.

Dates

  • 1893

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of a 66-page booklet entitled "Minutes of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Association of Confederate Soldiers (Tennessee Division)." This meeting was held on October 18, 1893 in Jackson, Tennessee.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Association of Confederate Soldiers (Tennessee) was officially chartered in 1887. Its goals included funding the construction of a monument to Confederate valor, caring for Confederate graves, encouraging accounts of the Civil War that would honor and defend the Confederate cause, and finally bringing living veterans closer through programs designed to benefit ailing Confederate veterans and needy Confederate widows and orphans. The association also held annual reunions, the last of which took place in 1951.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

The Special Collections Library purchased this collection in January of 2006.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480