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Omar L. Ash Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0088
Abstract

This collection includes several letters penned by Omar L. Ash, mainly to his mother and Lela Ann, during his World War II service. Other letters included are addressed from Ash's commanders.

Dates: 1943 March 13-1945 September 27, undated

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2859
Abstract

Orlando C. Geer wrote this letter to his sister Hattie from camp on the Elk River in Tennessee on July 15, 1863. In it, he discusses his unit's activities from June 24 to July 15, 1863, including their participation in a battle and camp life.

Dates: 1863 July 15

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2877
Abstract

Orlando C. Geer wrote this letter to his sister Hattie from Lavergne, Tennessee on March 15, 1863. In it, he discusses his responsibilities, his feelings about provisioning, the weather, and his health. He also thanks her for her previous letters.

Dates: 1863 March 15

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2947
Abstract

In this letter to his sister, Orlando Geer expresses his opinions about news from home and describes the condition of their mutual acquaintances in the army.

Dates: 1862 March 9

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2967
Abstract

In this letter to his sister, Orlando Geer discusses family matters and veterans' pay in addition to asking for some new tobacco.

Dates: 1864 March 27

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2970
Abstract

In this letter to his sister, Orlando Geer discusses how much he and his fellow soldiers dislike Brigadier General Jim B. Steedman. According to Geer, Steedman is "Like a bad cent returned to us again, this time in the capacity of Brigade Commander while when he left us he was Colonel."

Dates: 1863 May 1

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2971
Abstract

In this letter to his sister Hattie (postmarked Trinne, Tennessee), Orlando Geer describes combat that his unit has seen recently and tells of frustrations caused by Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. According to Geer, ... "the Rebel Gen. Forrest has been very troublesome driving in our calvary picketts and now and then coming right up under our nose and picking up horses and picketts."

Dates: 1862 June 13

Perry Norton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2234
Abstract

In a March 12, 1864 letter from Anderson, Tenn., to his sister in Spafford, N.Y., Private Perry Norton of the 149th New York Infantry writes to inform her of his condition and pass on a rumor that his regiment may return to the Army of the Potomac.

Dates: 1864 March 12

Richard Eckert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0096
Abstract

This collection features various documents and special orders, letters, and newspaper articles describing Richard Eckert's service as an Engineer in Oak Ridge, Tennessee during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1946, undated

Robert A. Kerr Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3274
Abstract

Robert A. Kerr wrote this letter to a friend from Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 1862. In it, he discusses his regiment's living conditions and describes some fighting in the area.

Dates: 1862 December 5

Robert Gentry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0127
Abstract

This collection features correspondence and photographs from Robert Gentry's service in the US Armed Forces during World War II.

Dates: 1945, undated

Robert M. Kepner Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1459
Abstract

Robert Kepner wrote this letter to his sisters, Ellen and Mary, while he was stationed at Fort Donelson, Tennessee, during the Civil War. In it, he complains of being ill, thanks them for the books they sent, and informs them that he can buy books for 25 cents or just take them from the "Rebel camps" for free.

Dates: 1862 February 26

Robert T. Jones Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1466
Abstract

This collection houses fourteen letters sent to Robert T. Jones by friends and family serving in the Civil War. Ten of the letters are from James Thomas, and the others were written by John Williams, Daniel Thomas, and John T. Jones. Several of the letters describe the siege of Vicksburg and other battles. Most of the letters include news of other Welsh friends from Iowa. The collection also houses two photographs, one showing cannons and the other showing soldiers near rows of tents.

Dates: 1862 August 27-1864 November 8, undated

Roy A. Miller Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0235
Overview

This collection documents Roy A. Miller Jr.’s service with the U. S. Army in the European Theater during World War II. Included is correspondence between Miller and his parents, a booklet documenting his service record, and copies of military documents pertaining to his service and discharge.

Dates: 1942-1946

Stephen W. Gibson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2929
Abstract

In this letter to his brother Andrew J. Gibson, Stephen W. Gibson reports on his health, discusses his distaste for the three African American regiments stationed with his unit in Nashville, and asks for information about the activities of the Copperheads in his hometown.

Dates: 1864 June 12

Thomas Griffin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2963
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from Private Thomas Griffin, then serving with Company I of the 8th Indiana Cavalry, written from Camp Shiloh to his wife on April 23, 1862.

Dates: 1862 April 23

Thomas M. Walker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3216
Abstract

This letter, written by Thomas M. Walker, discusses his time in the Civil War. At the time this letter was written, Walker was stationed with the Ohio 15th Infantry in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 December 4

W. M. Creamer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2136
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter, dated February 24, 1863 from Camp Cripplecrick, Tenn., from W. M. Creamer of the 90th Ohio Infantry to his cousin, M. C. Creamer. He discusses his religious beliefs as well as Captain Robert O. Caddy's treatment of sick young boys in Nashville.

Dates: 1863 February 24

W. Ralph Lufkin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0104
Abstract

This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and other documents on Wendell Ralph Lufkin's World War II experience in the European theatre.

Dates: 1941-1942, 1945, 1949, 1987, undated

Walter M. Higgs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0019
Abstract

This collection consists of an address book, correspondence, enlistment and honorable discharge records, photographs, press clippings, and a promotion list from Walter M. Higgs' service in the United States Army Air Force during World War II. Higgs served in the Pacific Theater as part of the 17th Bomber Squadron 27th Bombardment Group and was a POW in Japan.

Dates: 1942-1950, 1985, undated

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Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 6
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
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United States. Army Air Forces. 5
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United States. Army. Air Corps. 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 3
United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 3
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 2
Correspondence. 2
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 2
Humboldt (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Parachute troops -- United States. 2
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 2
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 2
United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 89th (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 107th (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 111th (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 19th (1861-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 64th (1861-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 74th (1861-1865). 2
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 2
African Americans -- History -- To 1863. 1
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Hamilton County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
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Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Lexington (Ky.) -- History. 1
Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Military pensions -- Tennessee. 1
Morristown (Tenn.) 1
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Murfreesboro (Tenn.). 1
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 1
Oak Ridge (Tenn.) 1
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 1
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864. 1
Savannah (Ga.) -- History -- Siege, 1864. 1
Savannah (Tenn.) -- History. 1
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Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Minnesota -- Correspondence. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Artillery operations. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- Pennsylvania Infantry -- 111th. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 1
United States. Army Nurse Corps. 1
United States. Army. Armored Division, 10th. 1
United States. Army. Artillery Regiment, 4th. 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 107th (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 112th (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 115th (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 20th (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 59th (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 8th (1861-1866). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 95th (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 27th (1861-1864). 1
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 33rd (1861-1865). 1
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