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John Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0024

This collection houses correspondence, notes, official papers, and other materials documenting John Jones' work as a quartermaster stationed at Fort Donelson, Tennessee during the Civil War. Of particular interest are the items showing the Court of Inquiry that investigated and later acquitted Jones of horse theft.

Dates

  • 1864 January-1865 April

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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, notes, official papers, and other materials documenting John Jones' work as a quartermaster stationed at Fort Donelson, Tennessee during the Civil War. Of particular interest are the items showing the Court of Inquiry that investigated and later acquitted Jones of horse theft.

Biographical/Historical Note

During the Civil War, John Jones served as a Lieutenant with Company G of the 83rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry.

Arrangement

This collection consists of two boxes.

Acquisition Note

Mrs. Curtis B. Smith donated these papers to Special Collections.

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