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John E. Toole Pass Voucher
This pass, issued on the authority of Colonel and Provost Marshal John E. Toole on January 29, 1864, authorizes the travel of J. T. Maggison, horses, and wagons from Bristol, Tennessee to Lynchburg, Virginia.
John Watkins Letters and Poem
This collection consists primarily of two undated, fragmentary letters that John Watkins wrote during the Civil War. One is written on United States Sanitary Commission letterhead. These two items are accompanied by a poem entitled The Union, which Watkins apparently authored.
Joseph Anderson Letter
LaReine Warden Clayton Research Material
A collection of newspaper clippings, printed articles, and sketches used as research material by LaReine Warden Clayton. Most of the material relates to various historic sites, homes, and properties in the greater East Tennessee area.
Letters of James Monroe Griffith
This collection contains one typescript copy of James Monroe Griffith's letters to his son, George. Griffith's biographical letters to his son contain his known information about his ancestry, a recounting of the significant events in his life, and his service during the Civil War including travels and fighting in East Tennessee.
Malinda Harmon Relief Act
The U.S. Senate and House passed this act, giving Malinda Harmon almost $5000 in order to keep her land. Her husband, Jacob Harmon, and two of her sons had been caught by Confederate forces after burning a bridge for the Union Army at Lick Creek on November 8-9, 1861. They had acquired a debt in order to hire a lawyer, but were found guilty and hanged, leaving Malinda with five children and a mortgage.
Mary Jane Johnston Reynolds Letters
Moses White Papers
This collection consists of correspondence and speeches by Moses White documenting the history of East Tennessee and the University of Tennessee. Moses graduated from East Tennessee University with a degree in law in 1850 and was an elected member of the Board of Trustees at East Tennessee University in 1877.
Noble B. Wiggins Letter
A letter written by Corporal Noble B. Wiggins on August 7, 1862 at the 42nd Ohio Infantry's Camp Virginia, located outside of Chattanooga, Tennessee. He describes foraging expeditions and his company's acquisition of mules, horses, and food as well as their losses in men.
Pembroke S. Scott Letter
In an October 27, 1863 letter to his brother Clark, Pembroke Scott, a private with the 118th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, describes food rations and skirmishes near Loudon, Tenn.
Phoebe Cross Letter
This February 2, 1862, letter is from Phoebe Cross to her sister. In the letter, Cross describes her life and family in East Tennessee while her husband is at war.
Rosecrans Letter to Medical Dept. G. O. No. 2
This letter is written by Rosecrans to a doctor at Medical Department Gen. Orders No. 2 on July 15th, 1863. It discusses military politics, the occupation of Knoxville by Bragg, and well wishes.
Roswell Kingsley Collection
This collection consists of 25 letters relating to Roswell and Nannie Kingsley, their family members, and some of their friends written from 1850-1885. The correspondence provides insights into East Tennessee during the Civil War as well as a look at ex-Confederate home life.
Samuel P. Johnson Papers
This collection includes letters and a notebook of Samuel P. Johnson's, many of which detail his experiences during the Civil War.
Stanley J. Folmsbee Papers
This collection includes material from Stanley J. Folmsbee's work with the East Tennessee Historical Society and the research he conducted into East Tennessee history.
Stanley J. Folmsbee Papers
This collection consists primarily of manuscripts, notes, publications, correspondence, and other materials documenting Stanley J. Folmsbee's work with the University of Tennessee's History Department and with the East Tennessee Historical Society.
Union Soldier's Letter from Knoxville
In an October 29, 1863 letter to his friends and family at home in New Hampshire, John, a Union soldier in Knoxville, writes of traveling through East Tennessee.
W. Gibbs McAdoo Letter
The W. Gibbs McAdoo letter, written November 8, 1860, describes the mood in Knoxville, Tenn., after Lincoln's election. He also tells of an incident in which someone tied a tin bucket and a note reading "Going out of the Union" to a dog and turned it loose on Gay Street.
William E. Bryan Account Book
Account book for a general store located in Henry Crossroads, Tennessee. Dates in the book run from 1831 to 1848. Also includes what appears to be handwriting practice, probably from William Bryan's children.
William Graham Ledger Book
This collection contains a ledger book of William Graham of East Tennessee, dated 1857-1863. Entries include records of business transactions, monies spent, slaves bought and sold, county bonds owned (in Washington and Jefferson Counties), notes owned, private land sales, and settlement of accounts.
- Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 24
- Tennessee, East -- History. 14
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 9
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
- Tennessee, East -- History -- 19th century. 3
- Correspondence. 2
- Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 2
- Sevier County (Tenn.). 2
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 2
- Account books -- Tennessee. 1
- Blount Mansion (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
- Bristol (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Cades Cove (Tenn.) 1
- Cades Cove (Tenn.) -- Biography. 1
- Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. 1
- Cuba -- Description and travel. 1
- Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Ethnoarchaeology -- Tennessee. 1
- General stores -- Tennessee. 1
- Geology -- Tennessee. 1
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Genealogy. 1
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.). 1
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Greene County (Tenn.) 1
- Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Greeneville (Tenn.). 1
- Historic districts -- Conservation and restoration. 1
- Historic preservation -- Tennessee. 1
- Historic sites -- Tennessee. 1
- Hotels -- Tennessee, East. 1
- Insurance -- United States. 1
- Jefferson City (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 1
- Land tenure -- Tennessee. 1
- Lick Creek Bridge (Blue Springs, T.N.) 1
- Loudon County (Tenn.) 1
- Maryville College -- History. 1
- Methodist Church -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Pensions -- United States. 1
- Primitive Baptists -- Tennessee. 1
- Proclamations 1
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 1
- Secession -- Southern States. 1
- Sevier County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Slavery -- Tennessee 1
- Tennessee -- Commerce. 1
- Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 1
- Tennessee -- Religion. 1
- Tennessee, East -- Social life and customs. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Food supply. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809. 1
- United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 5th (1861-1864). 1
- United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 118th (1862-1865) 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 129th (1863-1864) 1
- Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 1
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 1
- Women authors, American -- 20th century. 1
- Women authors, American -- Tennessee. 1 ∧ less