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9th Tennessee Regiment (CSA) Absent Without Leave Report

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2715
Abstract

This collection consists of a two-page report entitled Report of Absent without leave from 9th Tenn. Regt. Commanded by Col. H. L. Douglass. It is divided into five columns: Company, Name, Date of Absence, Residence, and Probable Present Locality. The report was prepared by Junius L. Hall, the unit's adjutant, and is signed by H. L. Douglass, the unit's commander.

Dates: 1862

10th Tennessee Cavalry, Company G, CSA Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2242
Abstract

In a December 28, 1899 manuscript, William L. Walker, a private with the 10th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA, provides a list of the members of Captain Thomas S. Easley's Company G.

Dates: 1899 December 28

A. E. Bishop Letter to Joseph Mayberry

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0727
Abstract

In this letter to Joseph Mayberry in Knoxville, Tennessee, Andrew Bishop (who is being held as a prisoner of war at Point Lookout, Maryland) appeals to Mayberry's generous spirit for some small pecuniary assistance ... to get some small necessary articles. Bishop served with the 3rd East Tennessee Infantry (CSA) before his capture. Researchers should note that Mayberry should most likely be spelled Mabry.

Dates: 1864 June 19

Association of Confederate Soldiers Cash Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1349
Abstract This notebook, from Foster and Webb, was used as the Financial Secretary's Cash Book for Bivouac No 2 of the Association of Confederate Soldiers, T. D. [Tennessee Division]. Its entries consist primarily of lists of members with records of their dues payments, with occasional notes such as transferred, suspended, exempt, life member, etc. There are several runs of these lists, separated by many blank pages. There is also a list for subscriptions to furnish soldiers' room and home. Later...
Dates: 1888 January 30-1904 July 29, 1916 May 27

B. Dufield Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3108
Abstract

In this letter to John Lellyett, Treasury Agent Benjamin Dufield reports that Federal troops have been confiscating cotton without orders from the Treasury Department even though the region they are working in is not pro-Confederate. Dufield also expresses his hope that higher officials will take action to correct the problem.

Dates: 1863 August 8

Congressional Papers of Southern States

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0306
Abstract This collection contains a variety of papers written by or about various political figures from 1813 to 1929 with the bulk of the material from 1868 through 1877 and 1892. While most of the political figures are from Tennessee, many others are from states including Kentucky, Ohio, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, and Virginia. The name of the collection is derived from the fact that the large majority of the documents are from politicians representing southern states, but some states...
Dates: 1813 - 1929

Dr. R. B. Rosenburg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2477
Abstract

This collection contains research material (photocopies of documents, transcriptions of originals, correspondence, illustrations, and articles) from 1984 to 1992 surrounding Dr. R. B. Rosenburg's For the Sake of My Country: The Diary of Col. W. W. Ward, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, Morgan's Brigade, CSA.

Dates: 1984-1992

E. H. Rennolds Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0170
Abstract

E. H. Rennolds maintained these two diaries while he was serving with the 5th Tennessee Infantry (CSA) in 1863 and 1864 during the Civil War. In them, he describes his service in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee, including his participation in the battles of Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville.

Dates: 1863-1864

East Tennessee Confederate Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3727
Abstract

This collection contains an unrecorded Confederate Tennessee broadside. It is an important announcement of a meeting of Union sympathizers to be held in Greenville. This meeting was held on June 17, 1861.

Dates: 1861

Felix Kirk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2152
Abstract

Felix Kirk wrote this letter to his father, John Kirk, from Knoxville on November 14, 1861. In it, he discuses a recent illness, mentions some old union devil who burned a bridge, and describes his unit's recent activities in Chattanooga and Knoxville. The reverse of the letter's final page bears a printed poem entitled Dixie: Southrons, hear your Country Call You!

Dates: 1861 November 14

Food Inventory for General Simon Buckner's Division

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2751
Abstract

This collection consists of a Confederate food inventory from the Office of Chief Commissary of General Simon B. Bolivar's Division dated November 14, 1863. The inventory the thousands of pounds of beef, sugar, and bacon received between November 9 and November 14, 1864 as Confederate General James Longstreet's army was preparing for the attack on Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863

G. W. Harral Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3133
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from G. W. Harral, written in a Confederate camp near Bristol, Tennessee on April 6, 1864, to his friend James Looke. Harral discusses high morale among the troops, speculates as to where they will go, and expresses his desire to remain in touch with his friends.

Dates: 1864 April 6

George Lewis Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2944
Abstract

This collection houses one letter from George Lewis to his sister, Naracessa Hampton, of Casvade, Virginia. Lewis focuses on the plight of his sister, whose husband was apparently compelled to serve in the Confederate Army. He offers her advice and instructs her to keep her household in good condition.

Dates: 1865 January 28

Henry Bryan Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3199
Abstract

This collection houses a letter dated January 25, 1865 from Assistant Inspector General Major Henry Bryan (then stationed in Tombigbee River, Alabama) to Colonel George William Brent documenting the artillery units of the Confederate Army of Tennessee shortly before the Confederate surrender.

Dates: 1865 January 25

Henry Warren Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3417
Abstract

In this diary, Henry Warren describes his service with the 20th Tennessee Infantry Regiment (CSA) in Tennessee and Kentucky. A document signed by Governor Isham G. Harris inside the diary nominates Warren as a Drill Master and orders him to report for duty. Both of these items have been transcribed onto a CD housed with the collection.

Dates: 1861 July 10-November 4

J. E. Howe Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2907
Abstract

This collection consists of one letter written by Union soldier James E. Howe to his sister Frances A. Howe of Flint, Michigan. Howe was stationed with his regiment in Bowling Green, Kentucky when he wrote the letter. In it, he mentions extensive Confederate espionage activity in and around Bowling Green and the Tennessee state line.

Dates: 1863 March 5

J. K. Womack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0744
Abstract

This collection houses a wealth of material illustrating the lives of J. K. Womack and his family in Rutherford County, Tennessee during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Among the items included are land deeds, indentures, genealogical information, material documenting the Baptist Church, broadsides, and correspondence and other information describing Joseph A. Johnson's application for a pension.

Dates: 1836-1926 June 29

J. P. Hollowell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3406
Abstract

J. P. Hollowell wrote this letter to his sister, Sallie Hollowell, from camp in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In it, he mentions that his unit has been looking for a fight, but their location is too well fortified. Hollowell also apologizes for not being home for Christmas and says that he wants a new pair of pants.

Dates: 1862 January 3

James Cooper Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2162
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from Confederate soldier Jason Cooper, dated December 5, 1863 from Dalton, Ga. To his dear friend Farley, Cooper writes about the Confederate evacuation of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Dates: 1863 December 5

James K. P. Sayler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2262
Abstract

The James K. P. Sayler Papers, 1857-1943, contain correspondence, writings and speeches, bills, contracts, and other papers related to the life of Sayler, a Confederate soldier stationed in Vicksburg, MS, during the Civil War and a teacher Romeo, Tenn. Among the topics discussed are pre-Civil War politics (particularly in Missouri), military life and movement during the war, and educational and religious theory.

Dates: 1857-1943

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Cherokee Indians -- Biography. 1
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Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 1st. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Cavalry Regiment, 28th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 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 Cavalry Regiment, 9th. 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, 23rd. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 31st. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 3rd. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 45th 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 4th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 5th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 60th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 63rd. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 6th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Mounted Infantry, 61st. 1
Confederate States of America. Dept. of the Treasury. 1
Cotton trade -- Confederate States of America. 1
Courts -- Tennessee -- History. 1
East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad Company 1
Education -- Tennessee. 1
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 1
Greene County (Tenn.) 1
Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Greeneville (Tenn.). 1
Johnson Island Prison. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 1
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Land grants -- Tennessee. 1
Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. 1
Meridian (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
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Mississippi -- Politics and government 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Missouri -- Politics and government 1
Money -- Confederate States of America. 1
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 1
North Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 1
Overland journeys to the Pacific. 1
Point Lookout (Md.) -- History. 1
Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Rutherford County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Selma (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Sevier County (Tenn.). 1
Smallpox -- Tennessee. 1
Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Biography. 1
Soldiers -- Florida -- Correspondence. 1
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Soldiers' homes -- Confederate States of America. 1
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Spring Hill, Battle of, Spring Hill, Maury County, Tenn., 1864. 1
Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 1
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