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John C. Brown, Bushrod Johnson, and Nathan Bedford Forrest Autographs

Identifier: MS-3477

This collection contains sections of three documents bearing the autographs of General John C. Brown, General Bushrod Johnson, and General Nathan Bedford Forrest.

Dates: 1868, undated

Robert M. McIntire Collection of Confederate Material

Identifier: MS-0122

This collection consists of an autograph book of Confederate officers' signatures, compiled by Captain Robert M. McIntire while a prisoner of war at Johnson's Island in Lake Erie from 1863 to 1865. The collection also includes a twenty dollar bill issued by the Confederate States of America, two postcards featuring a silhouette of General Robert E. Lee on his horse Traveler, one postcard featuring The Only Confederate Drum Corps In Existence, and a Confederate battle flag pin.

Dates: 1863 May 12-1865 August 11, undated

W. R. Boggs Reminiscences

Identifier: MS-0879
Abstract In this typescript (written at his daughter's often repeated request to know something of my war history) W. R. Boggs recounts his service as a Confederate officer during the Civil War. He begins his narrative with his departure from the U. S. Army at the start of the conflict and continues on to describe his service as head of the Confederate Ordnance Bureau, as Colonel and Chief Engineer of the Georgia State Forces, as a staff officer for General E. Kirby Smith (during which time he...
Dates: 1891 January 16, circa 1911

William A. Mayo Diary

Identifier: MS-1300

This collection is a diary written by William A. Mayo of Monroe County, Tennessee between the years 1861 and 1866. The majority of the diary Mayo recounts daily life during his years as a captured captain in the Confederate Army as well as a list of fellow prisoners. Mayo was kept in a Union prison on Johnson's Island in Lake Erie. This item is a typescript.

Dates: 1861-1866

William Jennings Pay Voucher

Identifier: MS-3480

This Confederate pay voucher, written on Form No. 3 (Officers Pay Account), documents Captain William Jennings' pay from September 1, 1862 through November 28, 1862. Captains were paid $140.00 per month, so Jennings received a total of $410.67 for his service during this period. Receipt of delivery signed on the pay voucher places Captain Jennings in Knoxville, Tennessee on April 13, 1863.

Dates: 1863 April 18