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"Footnotes on the Death of John Hunt Morgan"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0877

  • Staff Only

In this article, Forrest Conklin discusses the circumstances surrounding Confederate General John Hunt Morgan's death. The piece was published in the Tennessee Historical Quarterly in 1976.

Dates

  • circa 1976

Conditions Governing Access

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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

Abstract

In this article, Forrest Conklin discusses the circumstances surrounding Confederate General John Hunt Morgan's death. The piece was published in the Tennessee Historical Quarterly in 1976.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Forrest Conklin was born in 1928. From 1945 to 1947, he was in the U.S. Navy Air Corps. In 1947, he became an ordained minister in Monahans, Texas. He then went on to earn his BA at Howard University, an MA from Baylor University in 1950, and his PhD from Ohio University in 1967. He began his teaching career at Clarke Memorial College from 1950 to 1954. He went on the be an Assistant Professor at Carson Newman College from 1954 to 1968. He continued his career at the University of Northern Iowa as the Director of Forensics from 1968 to 1978, an Associate Professor from 1968-1974, and a Professor from 1974 to 1997. He retired from his position in 1997. He was married to his wife Phyllis for 52 years. Dr. Conklin died April 3, 2011 in Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

R. Forrest Conklin donated this typescript to the University of Tennessee's Special Collections Library in August of 1976.

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