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Estelle Jarnagin Naff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0123

This collection consists of an article written by Estelle Jarnagin Naff entitled "The Battle of Mossy Creek: Yankees Defeat Rebels." This article ran in The Jefferson County Standard on Wednesday, January 6, 1954, and gives an account of the Battle of Mossy Creek that was fought on December 29, 1864, in what is now Jefferson City, Tennessee. Also included in the collection is a descriptive letter about the article. The letter describes Naff, lists her address in Jefferson City, and emphasizes Knoxville's connection with the Battle of Mossy Creek. The letter is dated March 8, 1954.

Dates

  • 1954 January 6-March 8

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

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of an article written by Estelle Jarnagin Naff entitled "The Battle of Mossy Creek: Yankees Defeat Rebels." This article ran in The Jefferson County Standard on Wednesday, January 6, 1954, and gives an account of the Battle of Mossy Creek that was fought on December 29, 1864, in what is now Jefferson City, Tennessee. Also included in the collection is a descriptive letter about the article. The letter is dated March 8, 1954.

Biographical/Historical Note

Estelle Sevier Jarnagin Naff was born on December 7, 1877 in Mossy Creek, now Jefferson City, Tennessee. She was the great-great-great granddaughter of Governor John Sevier. Her mother, Katie Hubbard Jarnagin (wife of Dr. John Sevier Jarnagin) was a young girl when the Battle of Mossy Creek took place. Estelle Jarnagin married William Blair Naff in 1903.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

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