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Andrew Tousley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2896

Andrew Tousley wrote this letter to his friend and former classmate Amanda White from camp near Nashville, Tennessee on November 29, 1862. In it, he discusses his religious faith, serving under the command of General Rosencrans, and recent military happenings.

Dates

  • 1862 November 29

Conditions Governing Access

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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

Andrew Tousley wrote this letter to his friend and former classmate Amanda White from camp near Nashville, Tennessee on November 29, 1862. In it, he discusses his religious faith, serving under the command of General Rosencrans, and recent military happenings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Andrew Tousley was born to Joel F. and Susan (McBride) Tousley in Summit County, Ohio on April 10, 1842. He was one of thirteen children, including Mary V., Rebecca, John, Esther A., Joseph C. (1840-1919), Albert M. (1844-1927), William, Joel Thaddeus (1846-1902), Susan Louise, Alice Celinda (Tousley) Myers (1851-1928), Malissa (1853-1854), and Henry Watson (1856-1908). During the Civil War, Andrew Tousley served with the 64th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. This unit was stationed in Mississippi and Kentucky before participating in the Tullahoma and Atlanta Campaigns. Tousley died in Jonesboro, Georgia on September 3, 1864 and is buried in Marietta National Cemetery.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Special Collections purchased this letter on June 8, 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