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David J. Durand Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3185

This collection consists of one letter by David J. Durand to his sisters, written February 21, 1864, describing the Federal Army's preparedness for a Confederate attack in Knoxville, TN.

Dates

  • 1864 February 21

Language

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.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection consists of one letter by David J. Durand to his sisters, written February 21, 1864, describing the Federal Army's preparedness for a Confederate attack in Knoxville, TN.

Biographical/Historical Note

David J. Durand was born September 17, 1842 in Michigan. He enlisted in the Union Army as a Private in Company H 20th Michigan Infantry and served during the Civil War. He moved to Portland, Oregon circa 1887 and worked in real estate. David married Martha Gorton (1846-1911) and had two children, Harry G. and A. J. He died on April 10, 1917 and is buried in Portland.

Arrangement

This collection consists of one 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