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Head-Quarters, Post of Bolivar, Generals Orders No. 12

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3642
Abstract

The collection contains a three page letter, dated April 16, 1863, written by General Mason Brayman, during the Civil War. The letter is in regards to General Brayman's orders against spies and guerrillas in West Tennessee. "All entering the lines must report to Provost Marshall, all trading permits are revoked, all persons not in the service of the U.S. wearing any part of the uniform, will be treated as spies and guerrillas..."

Dates: 1863 April 16

Henry A. Colvin Special Order

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2140
Abstract

This document instructs Henry Colvin to go to Decatur, Alabama from Nashville, Tennessee and procure missing rolls and returns for Tennessee.

Dates: 1865

Henry Bechtel Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3242
Abstract

Henry Bechtel of Company E of the 22nd Ohio Infantry wrote this letter to his parents on June 5, 1863 from camp on Haines Bluff in Mississippi. He mentions having recently left Jackson, Tennessee, and traveled through Memphis before approaching Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Dates: 1863 June 5

Henry Cherry Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2214
Abstract

The Henry Cherry Letters, 1864-1865, contain nine letters from Cherry, a Chaplain with the 10th Michigan Cavalry in the Civil War, to Amos Gould of Owosso, Mich., describing both military and civilian life in the Union Army during the Civil War. The majority of these letters were written from Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: 1864-1865

Henry Dodge Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2443
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from Henry N. Dodge, a prominent dentist and author of Morristown, N.J., to Reverend Joseph F. Folsom in Newark, N.J., dated Feb. 14, 1926. The letter regards an article in the Historical Society Quarterly and a request for more copies. There is also an article on the death of Dr. Dodge in 1937.

Dates: 1926 February 14-1937 July 24

Henry Elliott Letters

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Identifier: MS-2880
Abstract Henry Elliott's letters consist of commentaries on his financial situation, reports of troop movements, and his overall status in his particular Regiment. Elliott, a soldier in the 65th Ohio, writes to various friends and family members including his sister, brother, and his parents, wherein he details his interactions and engagements with the rebels in Tennessee. He also explains in detail the hardships of his soldierly life during the Civil War. The letters date from December of 1863 to...
Dates: 1863 December-1864 April

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

Henry Weeks Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0861
Abstract

In these letters to his sisters (who may have been living in Cleveland, Ohio) George Henry Weeks discusses military movements, describes camp life, sends news of his health, and gives his opinions of the war.

Dates: 1864 March 14-August 13

Historic Presbyterian Churches of Knox County, Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1667
Abstract

This collection features a handwritten history of several historic Presbyterian churches in Knox County, Tennessee, written by Jean Russell in 1928. She writes about the histories of Grassy Valley Presbyterian Church, which divided into Pleasant Forest Presbyterian Church and Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, as well as Old Concord Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She also details how Grassy Valley Presbyterian Church consolidated with the Concord Cumberland Church in 1910.

Dates: 1928

Historical Society of Tennessee Circular

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Identifier: MS-1990
Abstract In this Circular to the People of Tennessee, the Historical Society of Tennessee appeals to the citizens of the state to donate materials, especially items documenting the Native American peoples who originally inhabited the area and materials showing early white settlement, to the Society. It also encourages Tennesseeans to become historians and to form historical societies on the county level. The circular is dated June 16, 1874 and is signed by J. G. M. Ramsey, R. C. Foster, and John M....
Dates: 1874 June 16

History Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0163
Abstract

The History Department Records contains records from the University of Tennessee's Department of History, dating between 1934-1970. The collection covers when the history department was part of the Department of History and Political Science, when it split into a single department in 1941, and became formally established as the Department of History in 1946.

Dates: 1934-1970

"History of Methodism in Corryton Community"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0469
Abstract

The collection consists of an eight-page document about the history of Methodism in the Corryton community of Knox County, Tennessee.

Dates: circa 1955

History of the Cherokee Indians Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0086
Abstract

This collection consists of a manuscript for a book entitled History of the Cherokee Indians, written in 1935 by Penelope Johnson Allen. It documents the history of the Cherokee Indians in the Southeastern United States and their dealings with white settlers from the 1770s until their removal to Indian Territory in the late 1830s.

Dates: 1935

Hope Factory Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1594
Abstract

This collection houses nine handwritten letters dating between 1846 and 1854 pertaining to Hope Factory in Lawrence County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1846 December 6-1854 January 22

Horace Maynard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0415
Abstract

This collection contains scrapbooks, speeches, correspondence, photographs, essays, eulogies, and a biography documenting the life and work of Tennessee statesman Horace Maynard. There are a few items of unknown origin, including a deed for 60 acres on the south side of the French Broad River to John Wright signed by Governor William Carroll and two certificates of sale for land in Ohio purchased by Mathew Heuston and signed by President James Madison.

Dates: 1800-1998; Majority of material found within 1828-1882

Horace Maynard Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3000
Abstract

This mounted professional portrait depicts Horace Maynard. The back of the image reads Col. Horace Maynard USA Union Son married Florence Vanuxem.

Dates: undated

"How Judge Edward Terry Sanford Became a Member of the United States Supreme Court"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0492
Abstract

The collection consists of eight loose pages of the "How Judge Edward Terry Sanford Became a Member of the United States Supreme Court" article written by E. E. Patton that records the events leading up to Judge Sanford becoming an Associate Justice in the U. S. Supreme Court.

Dates: undated

Howard Hopkins Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2799
Abstract

In this letter, dated January 17, 1864 at LaGrange, Tenn., Howard Hopkins of the 3rd Regiment Michigan Calvary writes to his cousin Abbie Watson Clyde of Wayne County, N.Y.

Dates: 1864 January 17

Hugh Lawson McClung Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0133
Abstract

This collection consists of letters from Hugh Lawson McClung to his children and wife spanning from 1840-1858.

Dates: 1840-1858

Ilene Jones Cornwell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2054
Abstract Series I of this collection contains photographs, correspondence, sketches, postcards, clippings, publications, and other materials documenting Paul J. Adams. Many of these items discuss Adams' beloved dog, Cumberland Jack II. Of particular interest is a typewritten manuscript for Adams' unpublished "Cumberland Jack." Series II houses photographs, notes, publications, and other materials showing Tennessee historian Paul M. Fink. Series III houses materials unrelated to Adams and Fink,...
Dates: 1923-circa 2010

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 289
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 169
Tennessee -- History. 81
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 43
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 40
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 29
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 24
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 22
Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 12
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 12
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 11
Tennessee -- Commerce. 11
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 10
Tennessee -- History -- 20th century. 9
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 8
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
Railroads -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 8
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 8
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 8
Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee -- History. 7
Correspondence. 7
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 7
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 7
Mills and mill-work -- Tennessee -- History. 7
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 7
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 7
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 7
Tennessee -- Genealogy. 7
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 7
Tennessee -- Religion. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 7
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 7
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 6
Courts -- Tennessee -- History. 6
Governors -- Tennessee. 6
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
Slavery -- Tennessee 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
Education, Higher -- Tennessee -- History. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 5
Railroads -- Tennessee -- History. 5
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 5
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 5
Tennessee -- History -- 18th century. 5
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 5
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 5
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 4
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 4
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 4
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 4
Tennessee -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 4
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 4
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 4
Account books -- Tennessee. 3
African Americans -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Banks and banking -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Cherokee Indians -- History. 3
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
Copperhead movement. 3
Court records -- Tennessee. 3
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 3
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Dickson County (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Education -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Elections -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Freedmen -- Tennessee. 3
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 3
Land grants -- Tennessee. 3
Methodist Church -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 3
Politicians -- Tennessee. 3
Slavery -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 3
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 3
Tennessee -- Description and travel. 3
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories. 3
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Protest movements. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Tennessee. 3
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 3
United States. Army of the Cumberland. 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 3
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