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James W. Field Civil War Letter

Identifier: MS-3756

  • Staff Only

This collection consists of a Civil War letter written by Captain James W. Field on November 3, 1863, at Cumberland Gap. Field's letter pertained to the Cumberland Gap and his duties there as a soldier.


  • 1863 November 3


The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is 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.


0.1 Linear Feet

Biographical/Historical Note

James W. Field enlisted on June 19, 1863 as a captain in the Union Army. On July 7 he was commissioned into the "B" Company Ohio 86th Infantry. Field was mustered out on February 10, 1864.


This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

Purchased by Special Collections in 2014.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA