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Civil War Photographs and Slides

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3787

The six photographs of this collection depict scenes of Union soldiers at Lookout Mountain and also war grounds along the Tennessee River and in Augusta, Georgia during the Civil War. The four lantern slides in this collection depict various Civil War battles and naval scenes.

Dates

  • 1862-1863

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

0.2 Linear Feet (Housed in 2 folders in a quarter box)

Abstract

The six photographs of this collection depict scenes of Union soldiers at Lookout Mountain and also war grounds along the Tennessee River and in Augusta, Georgia during the Civil War. The four lantern slides in this collection depict various Civil War battles and naval scenes.

Biographical/Historical Note

The photos of this collection depict scenes of Union soldiers at Lookout Mountain and also war grounds along the Tennessee River and in Augusta, Ga during the Civil War Era. The Battle of Lookout Mountain was fought November 24, 1863 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In this battle, Union forces commanded under Major General Joseph Hooker defeated Confederate forces commanded under Major General Carter L. Stevenson. The slides depict various Civil War Battles and naval scenes, including the Battle of Antietam (17 Sept.1862) and the First Battle of Memphis (6 June 1862). However, one slide is labeled as Departure on the City of Tokio and is not of the Civil War Era.

Arrangement

This collection consists of two folders. The material is arranged into two series based on format: Photographs and Lantern Slides.

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