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A. Lee Read Scrapbook
The A. Lee Read Scrapbook, 1902-1948, contains newspaper articles, letters, and pamphlets, mainly concerning the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, the Civic Chorus, and other organizations or Chattanoogans.
Alfred Gruber Letter
Alfred Gruber wrote this letter to his father, Joseph Gruber, from Chattanooga, Tennessee on July 18, 1865. In it, he discusses the aftermath of the war in Chattanooga and wonders whether he should accept the government's offer of a bounty in exchange for five years of service.
C. S. Crofut's Letter about Yellow Fever
This collection contains a letter written by C. S. Crofut on October 16th, 1878 that describes a yellow fever outbreak in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The letter is addressed to his father.
Chattanooga Police Department Records
The collection consists of papers from the Chattanooga (Tennessee) Police Department during 1909. There are correspondence to the department, reward fliers, fugitive fliers, and more.
Cherokee Home Photo-Postcard
This collection features a single photo-postcard of a Cherokee woman and child on the porch of a house in 1931.
Civil War Letter
This letter was written by an unidentified Civil War soldier to his parents in September of 1863. In it, he describes Union troop movements around Chattanooga and the hardships of crossing the river and marching. The letter may have been written by Private Andrew G. Wickham and was approved by Milton Weaver, whose papers may be found in MS.2128.
Colonel Andrew J. Mackay Letters
The Colonel Andrew J. Mackay Letters Collection is composed of four letters -- three to Mackay and one from Mackay -- describing the distribution of supplies for the Army of the Cumberland and the rebuilding of the Chattanooga water works after the Civil War.
Colonel Andrew J. Mackay Letters
The Colonel Andrew J. Mackay Letters, 1863-1864, include letters to and from Mackay in his position as the Chief Quartermaster of the Army of the Cumberland. The majority of the letters concern troop movements, supplies and shipments.
Confederate Soldier's Letter about Missionary Ridge
In a December 3, 1863 letter from James to My Dear Sister Kate, a Confederate soldier describes his situation after participating in the Battle of Missionary Ridge in Chattanooga during the Civil War.
Derby Family Papers
This collection consists of a series of letters written between Colonel George McClellan Derby and his mother, Mary (Coons) Derby. At the time, Mary Derby was living in Chattanooga, Tennessee and George Derby was serving with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers in such places as New Orleans, Louisiana; Smithville, Kentucky; and Louisville, Kentucky. The letters contain family updates and questions about George Derby's life and activities.
Earle Wright Letters
Earle Wright wrote these letters to his family in Cortland, New York in July and August of 1917. In them, he discusses his life at a training camp in Chattanooga, Tennessee during World War I. Most of the correspondence is addressed to E. R. Wright or to Laura Wright, but it is meant for the entire family to read.
Early Tennessee Photographs
Elliott, Johnson & Co. Letter
In this letter to Richard H. Charles, a representative of Elliott, Johnson & Co. discusses Charles' purchase of bonds supporting the Chattanooga Union Railway Company. The author also mentions having sent Charles some circulars describing the railroad (not included), but regrets that they do not describe recent improvements.
George Gates Lookout Mountain Letter
This collection consists of one letter written by Corporal George Gates to his aunt. It was written from his regiment's camp located to the left of Chattanooga, Tennessee on November 26, 1863. He re-counts for his aunt the Battle of Lookout Mountain on November 25, 1863. He mentions his regiment's movements, acquisitions, and casualties in the battle.
George Morris Letters
This collection contains three letters from George Morris to his wife Rowena and to his parents dating from 1863 to 1864. They discuss troop movements, life in the army, and his position as bridge guard or builder.
H. Carl Waite Photograph of Chattanooga, Tenn., Post Office Employees
This collection contains one framed photograph by H. Carl Waite (front row, right side, hat over left elbow) of post office employees in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The photograph is dated May 19, 1919.
Jacob H. Bickley Letters
Jacob H. Bickley wrote these three letters, dated 1863 December 14, 1864 January 13, and 1865 June 13, to his sister Martha Mattie Bickley in Ohio from the field in Tennessee. In them, he discusses his involvement in the Battle of Chattanooga and other military duties, family life, and his attempts to send money home.
James Cooper Letter
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.
James Nemeth Poem
James Nemeth wrote this poem, entitled Remembering Chattanooga, 1969 in 2007. In it, he discusses the 1863 Battle of Chattanooga.
John Ibaugh Civil War Diary
In this diary, John Ibaugh writes primarily of his movements between Philadelphia and Washington D.C. during the closing months of the Civil War. He also describes his service at the Battle of Nashville, the Battle of Chattanooga, and the Union Army's final march in Washington, D.C.
- Subject: Chattanooga (Tenn.) X
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 12
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 10
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 9
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History. 8
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) 6
- Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 6
- Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 5
- Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 2
- Lookout Mountain (Appalachian Mountains) -- Pictorial works. 2
- Memphis (Tenn.) 2
- Photographs -- 20th century. 2
- Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 2
- Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 2
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 19th (1861-1865). 2
- Alabama -- Pictorial works. 1
- Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863 -- Poetry. 1
- Cherokee Indians -- History. 1
- Cherokee Indians -- Pictorial works. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 1st. 1
- Correspondence. 1
- Crime -- Tennessee -- Chattanooga. 1
- Environmental issues. 1
- Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 1
- Hamilton County (Tenn.) 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 1
- Law enforcement -- Tennessee. 1
- Lexington (Ky.) -- History. 1
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination. 1
- Lookout Mountain, Battle of, Tenn., 1863. 1
- Louisville (Ky.) -- History. 1
- Melungeons -- History. 1
- Missionary Ridge, Battle of, Tenn., 1863. 1
- Mississippi River. 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 1
- New Orleans (La.) -- History. 1
- North Carolina -- Pictorial works. 1
- Photographers -- Tennessee. 1
- Photographs. 1
- Poets, American -- 20th century. 1
- Portrait photography -- Tennessee. 1
- Postal service -- Employees. 1
- Postal service -- Tennessee. 1
- Railroads -- Tennessee. 1
- Soldiers -- Florida -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Diaries. 1
- Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 1
- Southern States -- Maps 1
- Tennessee -- Genealogy. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 1
- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Tennessee Valley Authority -- Pictorial works. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 1
- United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 1
- United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (1863-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 59th (1861-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1862-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 74th (1861-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 29th (1861-1865). 1
- World War, 1914-1918. 1
- Yellow fever -- Tennessee. 1 ∧ less