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Thompson and Trundle Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4010

This document includes two short letters written by two separate individuals on one sheet of paper during the Civil War. One letter is written by R. T. (Robert Thompson) Trundle and dated November 11, 1862. Trundle provides updates on friends serving in the war. The other letter is written by R. A. Thompson and discusses his health and desire to return to his regiment that he left in Knoxville, Tennessee. Neither note is addressed to someone, but the back of the page shows that the notes are addressed to Mrs. L. G. Thompson in Locust Mount (Washington County), Tennessee. Postage includes two Confederate stamps.

Dates

  • 1862 November 11

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

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This document includes two short letters written by two separate individuals on one sheet of paper during the Civil War. One letter is written by R. T. (Robert Thompson) Trundle and dated November 11, 1862. Trundle provides updates on friends serving in the war. The other letter is written by R. A. Thompson and discusses his health and desire to return to his regiment that he left in Knoxville, Tennessee. Neither note is addressed to someone, but the back of the page shows that the notes are addressed to Mrs. L. G. Thompson in Locust Mount (Washington County), Tennessee. Postage includes two Confederate stamps.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Thompson Trundle (1844-1917) was born to David Lewis and Mary Jane Thompson Trundle. He married Margaret Ann Williams in 1867. Robert A. Thompson enlisted into the Army on June 1, 1861, as a private. He was in Company A in the Tennessee 13th Infantry.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

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