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Society of the Army of the Tennessee Ribbons

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3932

Collection contains two commemorative ribbons from the seventeenth and nineteenth reunions of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee. The ribbons are printed with gold text that states the event and dates. The seventeenth reunion took place in Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota, on August 13 and 14, 1884. The nineteenth reunion was held in Rock Island, Illinois, on September 15 and 16, 1886.

Dates

  • 1884 August 13-14, 1886 September 15-16

Language of Materials

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 (1 folder)

Overview

Collection contains two commemorative ribbons from the seventeenth and nineteenth reunions of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee. The ribbons are printed with gold text that states the event and dates. The seventeenth reunion took place in Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota, on August 13 and 14, 1884. The nineteenth reunion was held in Rock Island, Illinois, on September 15 and 16, 1886.

Biographical / Historical

The Army of the Tennessee was a Union army who fought during the American Civil War. The Society of the Army of the Tennessee met for the first time on April 14, 1865 in Raleigh, North Carolina, and was limited to officers who had served with the Army of the Tennessee. The society consisted only of men who served in the Army of the Tennessee. Throughout its existence, the organization raised thousands of dollars for monuments to various Union officers like General James B. McPherson and General John A. Logan.

Arrangement

These items are in one 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