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William A. Mayo Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1300
Abstract

This collection is a diary written by William A. Mayo of Monroe County, Tennessee between the years 1861 and 1866. The majority of the diary Mayo recounts daily life during his years as a captured captain in the Confederate Army as well as a list of fellow prisoners. Mayo was kept in a Union prison on Johnson's Island in Lake Erie. This item is a typescript.

Dates: 1861-1866

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3064
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin from the field in Kentucky on October 7, 1862. He discusses his regiment's campaign in Kentucky, including the recent Confederate victory in the Battle of Richmond. He also proclaims his belief in the Southern cause, praises Southern womanhood, and discusses religion and family life.

Dates: 1862 October 7

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3069
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin Hattie from Tullahoma, Tennessee on November 12, 1862. He discusses the failure of the Kentucky campaign, the hardships accompanying the retreat, Northern politics, and the future course of the war. He also asks for news of his other cousins.

Dates: 1862 November 12

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3412
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin, Hattie Crook, at Columbia Female College in Columbia, South Carolina on May 4, 1864. In it, he describes enemy reconnaissance, discusses the upcoming Northern Presidential election, relates news about family and friends, enumerates his thoughts on marriage, and mentions that the enemy is advancing on Cleveland road.

Dates: 1864 May 4

William R. Lacy Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2131
Abstract This collection contains a letter dated November 14, 1861, by Lieutenant William R. Lacy of the 6th Tennessee Infantry (CSA) to his cousin, Amarila Lemons. Written from Columbus, Ky., he describes the rules and conditions placed on a soldier in the areas of Belmont, Missouri and Columbus. The letter includes an explanation of the treatment of prisoners. Lacy speaks of the wounded and the Union dead. He adds that a cousin, Thomas Lacy, resigned and became a Captain of a company at Union...
Dates: 1861 November 14

William T. Presley Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2783
Abstract William T. Presley of Company A of the 1st Alabama Cavalry wrote these two letters to his wife, Henrietta (Ward) Presley, in Prattville, Alabama. In the first letter, dated September 30, 1862 from camp direction Chattanooga, Presley mentions his need for a new horse, arguing that "all men that are worthy property ought to help us poor creatures that have left our families to fight to protect them as well as our own families." In the second letter, dated April 7, 1863 from camp near...
Dates: 1862 September 30, 1863 April 7

William T. Presley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3399
Abstract

William T. Presley wrote this letter to his wife Henry (Henryetta) on September 27, 1862 from camp in or near Knoxville, Tennessee. Presley mentions that her last letter caused tears to stream down his cheeks. He remarks on the poor condition of several men in his camp, saying that one looks like an old shoe. He goes on to tell Henryetta that she must hire someone to build a pen for the hogs and try go with out killing any of them til hog Billing time.

Dates: 1862 September 27

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 20
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 12
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Confederate States of America. Army. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 3
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 3
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 2
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 2
Veterans -- Confederate States of America. 2
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Baptists -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century. 1
Baptists -- Tennessee -- Clergy. 1
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Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Christianity -- Southern States. 1
Confederate States of America -- Politics and government. 1
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Confederate States of America. Army -- History. 1
Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers. 1
Confederate States of America. Army of Tennessee -- Artillery. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 1st. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, 3rd. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, 4th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 18th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 20th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 31st. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 4th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 6th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 9th. 1
Confederate States of America. Dept. of the Treasury. 1
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Cotton trade -- Confederate States of America. 1
East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad Company 1
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Greene County (Tenn.) 1
Greeneville (Tenn.). 1
Johnson Island Prison. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. 1
Meridian (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Money -- Confederate States of America. 1
Overland journeys to the Pacific. 1
Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Rutherford County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Selma (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Soldiers -- Florida -- Correspondence. 1
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Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 1
Tennessee -- History -- 20th century. 1
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Tennessee -- Social life and customs. 1
Tennessee, East -- History -- 19th century. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 1
United States. Dept. of the Treasury. 1
Women -- Southern States. 1
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