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Jethro T. Hill Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3070

This collection consists of a letter from Jethro Hill, dated February 3, 1864, sent from Lenoir's Station, Tennessee, to Jodie. Hill describes a brief battle and his good living conditions. He also asks for news of the family and wonders why Jodie hasn't responded to his previous letters.

Dates

  • 1864 February 3

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 letter from Jethro Hill, dated February 3, 1864, sent from Lenoir's Station, Tennessee, to Jodie. Hill describes a brief battle and his good living conditions. He also asks for news of the family and wonders why Jodie hasn't responded to his previous letters.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jethro Tabor Hill was born in in about 1839 in Ohio. During the Civil War, he served in Company K of the 6th Ohio Regiment. He was promoted from Private to Corporal on December 10, 1861 and to Sergeant on September 10, 1862. He died on May 2, 1910 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was purchased by the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections on March 4, 2007

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