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Ezra T. Stringer Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2780

This collection consists of two letters regarding activities of Stringer's regiment, the 15th Ohio Infantry (Company A). In the first letter, written to a friend Ella, he discusses the Battle of Murfreesboro and the capture of General Willich. The second letter is addressed to the Regimental Quartermasters and includes instruction for a move to Nashville.

Dates

  • 1863

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 two letters regarding activities of Stringer's regiment, the 15th Ohio Infantry (Company A). In the first letter, written to a friend Ella, he discusses the Battle of Murfreesboro and the capture of General Willich. The second letter is addressed to the Regimental Quartermasters and includes instruction for a move to Nashville.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lt. Ezra T. Stringer enlisted on 1861 November 26, as a Qtr. Master Sergeant. On 1861 November 26, he was commissioned into A Company of the Ohio 15th Infantry. He received two promotions during his service; to 2nd Lieutenant in 1862 January 30, and to 1st Lieutenant in 1862 November 28. He resigned on 1863 March 7.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

The Stringer correspondence was purchased by the Special Collections Library on February 27, 2006.

Repository Details

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

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