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Al Bravin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0094
Abstract

This collection includes various letters written to and by Al Bravin, a Mess Sergeant in the 3rd Division of the 47th Infantry, during World War II as well as news clippings featuring articles about his division's service.

Dates: 1941-1944, 1961-1963, 1981-1983, undated

Albert Probert Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1428
Abstract

Albert Probert's cousin, David W. Davies, and sisters, Eliza (Probert) Freeman and Sarah Probert, wrote these letters to him between 1863 and May of 1865. Most reached him while he was stationed at Camp Chase (November 1863 to February 1864) and at Camp Dennison (March 1864 to May 1865).

Dates: 1863-1865 May

Alice Boehret Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0267
Overview

This collection consists of correspondence written by Alice Boehret during her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Boehret wrote almost daily letters between 1942 and 1946 to her family, mainly her sisters and mother, and document her time in the European Theater of War, particularly with the 74th General Hospital.

Dates: 1942 July 18-1946 November 20

B. F. Sherman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2159
Abstract

This collection consists of a receipt for corn and horses delivered to the 10th Michigan Cavalry in January of 1864 during the Knoxville Campaign.

Dates: 1865 July 2

C. Perry Goodrich Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3241
Abstract

C. Perry Goodrich of the 1st Wisconsin Cavalry wrote this letter from a camp near Kingston, Tennessee on December 12, 1863. In it, he discusses Longstreet's clash with Burnside in the Knoxville campaign and mentions rumors that are circulating, including one stating that Gen. Crook with the 2nd Div. Cav. has defeated the Rebel Gen. Wheeler.

Dates: 1863 December 12

C. Perry Goodrich Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3272
Abstract

C. Perry Goodrich wrote this letter to his wife, Frances (Bowen) Goodrich, from camp near Fayetteville, Tennessee on July 25, 1863. In it, he discusses camp life, foraging in the countryside, breakdowns in discipline, and an incident in which a Union soldier was hanged for stealing from Confederate farmers.

Dates: 1863 July 25

C. Perry Goodrich Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2922
Abstract

C. Perry Goodrich wrote this letter to his wife, Frances (Bowen) Goodrich, in Christiana, Wisconsin on March 13, 1864. In it, Goodrich describes the recent battle for Knoxville and mentions that both the Union and Confederate Armies are living on hardtack and coffee due to extreme lack of supplies.

Dates: 1864 March 13

Carmichael Bohnson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0095
Abstract

This collection features two letters written from Carmichael Bohnson to his aunt Alice - one during his enrollment in the United States Army Air Force at Vanderbilt University and the other from his time spent in the Military Intelligence Service in Washington, D.C.

Dates: circa 1940s

Carol Bell Collection of World War II Women's Air Corps (WAC) Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2562
Abstract

The Carol Bell WAC Interviews, 1996, consists of audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with 20 women who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. The interviews, conducted by Carol Owen Bell, set out to discover the long-term effects of military experience on women who served in the war.

Dates: 1993-1996

Charles B. Warr Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0214
Overview

This collection includes V-mail correspondence sent by Charles Warr during 1944 from France and Germany. In these four notes to his future wife Virginia Campbell, Warr comments on conditions and the status of the war.

Dates: 1944 June 18-November 6

Charles Steele Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2958
Abstract

This collection consists of five letters written by Charles Steele, a soldier in Company D of the 53rd Regiment of Indiana Volunteers, between April 1, 1862 and August 10, 1863 in Savannah (Tennessee), Memphis (Tennessee), and Vicksburg (Mississippi) to his mother and sister. Also included in this collection is a letter to Steele's sister from her niece, Maggie, expressing concern for Charles Steele, as well as a color photocopy of Steele's Compiled Military Service Record (CMSR).

Dates: 1862 April 1-1864 March 24

Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3019
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1863 September

Clifford Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0105
Abstract

This collection contains various correspondence, permits, and newspaper clippings documenting Clifford Davis' service during and after World War II.

Dates: 1940-1962, undated

Clifford E. Keenan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2075
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, photographs, and military memorabilia documenting Clifford Edward Keenan's service and death with the 505th Parachute Infantry during World War II.

Dates: 1942-1944

Cortland Bassett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0242
Overview

This collection documents the World War II service of Major Cortland A. Bassett. The collection includes correspondence, military documents, photographs, publications, newspaper clippings, and more that document his time with th 10th Armored Division in training and in the European Theater of War.

Dates: 1911 June 16-1947 May 9; Majority of material found within 1941-1946

Cyrus Foote Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2147
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters that Union soldier Cyrus Foote, who was then serving with Company D of the 112th Illinois Infantry Regiment, wrote to his brother William from Camp Ella Bishop, Kentucky, in 1863.

Dates: 1863-1864

Daniel Davis Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2943
Abstract

This collection houses a single letter from Daniel Davis to his brother. In it, Davis details his regiment's march from Nashville to Dechard, Tennessee (southeast of Tullahoma, Tennessee.) At that time, the 46th Pennsylvania was detailed to guard sections of the Nashville-Chattanooga Railroad.

Dates: 1864 April 5

Daniel Pontious Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3134
Abstract

This collection houses a letter written by Daniel Pontious on June 13, 1865 from Shell Mound, Tennessee to Hannah in Ohio. The letter concerns news of friends and family, the family farm, a college graduation that Pontious will be unable to attend, and the the Union Army's slow progress in mustering out troops following the Confederate surrender.

Dates: 1865 June 13

David W. Humphrey Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3105
Abstract

This collection houses two letters from David Humphrey (signed D. W. H.) to Julia written from Union Headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 26 and December 17 of 1862. The letters discuss life in camp, General Rosecrans' good performance, family news, news of the war in Tennessee and Virginia, food being sent by the family to camp, Humphrey's desire to return home, and his love for Julia.

Dates: 1862 November 26, December 17

Edgar H. Arthurs Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2948
Abstract

This collection contains two letters from Edgar Arthurs, one to his sister and one to his brother. The letters were both written from Columbia, Tennessee, while his unit was marching from Nashville, Tennessee to Athens, Alabama.

Dates: 1863 August 28

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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
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United States. Army. Armored Division, 10th. 1
United States. Army. Artillery Regiment, 4th. 1
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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
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