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Gideon S. Sentelle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1520

This collection consists of three military records of Gideon S. Sentelle from 1865. The records include a discharge paper from Knoxville, Tennessee and two muster-out rolls.

Dates

  • 1865

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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of three military records of Gideon S. Sentelle from 1865. The records include a discharge paper from Knoxville, Tennessee and two muster-out rolls.

Biographical/Historical Note

Gideon S. Sentelle was born in Hendersonville, North Carolina on March 22, 1840. At the age of 16, Sentelle ran away from home to Tennessee. In July 1863, he enlisted into the Union Army in Greene County and was supposed to serve for 3 years. A few weeks after his enlistment, he mustered with the E Company of the 8th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. On September 11, 1865, he was discharged from the Army due to his entire regiment being mustered out. He married Rachel Jones in November of the same year. They 10 children in total, but only 8 of the children survived. He died in 1936.

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