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"Reminiscences of a Confederate Soldier"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1263

This collection consists of photocopies of articles written in the early 1900s by Confederate soldier Charles Stephen Olin "C.S.O." Rice's memories of events in the Civil War. In four of the articles, Rice writes about his Civil War experiences including the campaign at Vicksburg during 1862-1863 and the Battle of Nashville in December 1864. Two of the articles were published in The Enterprise in 1904 and one was published in the Lauderdale County Enterprise in 1914. Also included is an obituary of Rice printed in the State Gazette out of Dyersburg, TN from 1924.

Dates

  • 1904, 1914, 1924

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

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 (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of articles written in the early 1900s by Confederate soldier Charles Stephen Olin "C.S.O." Rice's memories of events in the Civil War.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Stephen Olin "C.S.O." Rice was born on February 12, 1841 in Lauderdale County, Tennessee to Shadrach Franklin Rice (1799-1869) and Louisa Elizabeth Linerieux Rice (1812-1893). He graduated from law school from Lebanon University before fighting with the Confederacy during the Civil War. He first served with the 9th Tennessee Infantry and later with the 7th Tennessee Cavalry where he was second lieutenant. He served through the duration of the war and married Lucie Quarles Estes (1845-1929) on September 7, 1865 and they had twelve children. Rice was influential in his community and was elected to the state legislature to represent his county. He died on December 20, 1924 in his hometown.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

This material was given to Special Collections in 1986.

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