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Trotter Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0230
Abstract

This collection contains documents from 1810 to 1917 concerning the Trotter family of Sevier County, Tennessee, including ledgers, legal documents, letters and other materials.

Dates: 1810-1917

W. Dwight Reinhardt Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2243
Abstract

W. Dwight Reinhardt's July 8, 1862 letter to Sarah Blackburn in Yadkin County, NC, discusses that 23rd Tennessee Regiment (CSA) will soon move from Tupelo, MS, into Tennessee. He also passes along stories of skirmishes fought by the 4th North Carolina.

Dates: 1862 July 8

W. R. Boggs Reminiscences

 Collection
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

W. T. Presley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2135
Abstract W. T. Presley wrote this letter to his wife, Henrietta (Ward) Presley, while he was serving with Company D of the 1st Alabama Cavalry. In it, he discusses a pony that he had purchased to send home to his sons (Gus and Fate), describes selling his old horse (named Stonewall) and purchasing a new one that can better tolerate military life, recounts his unit's retreat from Tennessee after the fall of Vicksburg, sends news of family and friends serving in the Confederate military, and expresses...
Dates: 1863 July 14

Wade Keyes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3103
Abstract

This collection consists of a brief letter from Wade Keyes dated Richmond, August 14, 1861, to J. L. Ramsey in Knoxville. Keyes confirms Ramsey's appointment as attorney for the District of Tennessee.

Dates: 1861 August 14

William A. Mayo Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1300
Abstract

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 Holland Thomas and James Robert Thomas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2072
Abstract

The William Holland Thomas and James Robert Thomas collection consists of five boxes of materials broken down into two series. The collection spans the years 1812-1939. The first series contains William Holland Thomas's personal Bibles, correspondence, and business papers. The second series contains his son James Robert Thomas's personal items, business materials, legal documents, correspondence, maps, newspaper articles, and supplemental materials.

Dates: 1812-1939, 1968

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3064
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin from the field in Kentucky on October 7, 1862. He discusses his regiment's campaign in Kentucky, including the recent Confederate victory in the Battle of Richmond. He also proclaims his belief in the Southern cause, praises Southern womanhood, and discusses religion and family life.

Dates: 1862 October 7

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3069
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin Hattie from Tullahoma, Tennessee on November 12, 1862. He discusses the failure of the Kentucky campaign, the hardships accompanying the retreat, Northern politics, and the future course of the war. He also asks for news of his other cousins.

Dates: 1862 November 12

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3412
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin, Hattie Crook, at Columbia Female College in Columbia, South Carolina on May 4, 1864. In it, he describes enemy reconnaissance, discusses the upcoming Northern Presidential election, relates news about family and friends, enumerates his thoughts on marriage, and mentions that the enemy is advancing on Cleveland road.

Dates: 1864 May 4

William Jennings Pay Voucher

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3480
Abstract

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

William R. Lacy Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2131
Abstract This collection contains a letter dated November 14, 1861, by Lieutenant William R. Lacy of the 6th Tennessee Infantry (CSA) to his cousin, Amarila Lemons. Written from Columbus, Ky., he describes the rules and conditions placed on a soldier in the areas of Belmont, Missouri and Columbus. The letter includes an explanation of the treatment of prisoners. Lacy speaks of the wounded and the Union dead. He adds that a cousin, Thomas Lacy, resigned and became a Captain of a company at Union...
Dates: 1861 November 14

William T. Presley Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2783
Abstract William T. Presley of Company A of the 1st Alabama Cavalry wrote these two letters to his wife, Henrietta (Ward) Presley, in Prattville, Alabama. In the first letter, dated September 30, 1862 from camp direction Chattanooga, Presley mentions his need for a new horse, arguing that "all men that are worthy property ought to help us poor creatures that have left our families to fight to protect them as well as our own families." In the second letter, dated April 7, 1863 from camp near...
Dates: 1862 September 30, 1863 April 7

William T. Presley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3399
Abstract

William T. Presley wrote this letter to his wife Henry (Henryetta) on September 27, 1862 from camp in or near Knoxville, Tennessee. Presley mentions that her last letter caused tears to stream down his cheeks. He remarks on the poor condition of several men in his camp, saying that one looks like an old shoe. He goes on to tell Henryetta that she must hire someone to build a pen for the hogs and try go with out killing any of them til hog Billing time.

Dates: 1862 September 27

William Waller Carson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2731
Abstract

This collection, dated 1869-2005 (bulk 1869-1930), consists of patents, manuscripts, speeches, notes, correspondence, photographs, and clippings relating to William Waller Carson. The majority of this material documents Carson's work as a civil engineer, his employment as an engineering professor at the University of Tennessee, and his involvement with several Confederate veterans' associations.

Dates: 1869-2005 (bulk 1869-1930)

William Waller Carson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0720
Abstract

This collection houses biographical information, correspondence, University of Tennessee publications, photographs (including a family portrait), and degrees documenting the life and work of Professor William Waller Carson.

Dates: 1881-1923

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Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Mounted Infantry, 61st. 1
Confederate States of America. Dept. of the Treasury. 1
Cotton trade -- Confederate States of America. 1
East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad Company 1
Education -- Tennessee. 1
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 1
Greene County (Tenn.) 1
Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Greeneville (Tenn.). 1
Johnson Island Prison. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 1
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Land grants -- Tennessee. 1
Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. 1
Meridian (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Military hospitals -- Confederate States of America -- History. 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
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Money -- Confederate States of America. 1
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 1
Overland journeys to the Pacific. 1
Point Lookout (Md.) -- History. 1
Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Rutherford County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Selma (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Sevier County (Tenn.). 1
Smallpox -- Tennessee. 1
Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Biography. 1
Soldiers -- Florida -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 1
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Soldiers -- South Carolina -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers' homes -- Confederate States of America. 1
Spies -- Confederate States of America. 1
Spring Hill, Battle of, Spring Hill, Maury County, Tenn., 1864. 1
Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 1
Tennessee -- History -- 20th century. 1
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Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 1
Tennessee -- Religion. 1
Tennessee -- Social life and customs. 1
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