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James P. Brownlow Obituary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2975

This collection consists of a hand-written obituary notice for Brigadier General James P. Brownlow, copied from the New York Herald in 1879.

Dates

  • 1879 May

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 hand-written obituary notice for Brigadier General James P. Brownlow, copied from the New York Herald in 1879.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Patton Brownlow was born in 1842 to William Gannaway and Eliza A. (O'Brien) Brownlow. During the Civil War, he served with the Fourth Tennessee Infantry (USA) and with the First East Tennessee Cavalry (USA). He proved himself a distinguished officer, and was promoted to Brigadier General in June of 1865. He died on May 26, 1879, in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

Purchased by Special Collections, October 20, 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