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John W. Ford Letter to James K. Polk

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1869
Abstract

In this letter, John W. Ford recommends Colonel James D. Priest to James K. Polk for the position of Quartermaster in a military regiment that Polk is forming.

Dates: 1847 September 20

John W. Fox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2139
Abstract

This collection consists of one original letter and one reprinted letter written by John W. Fox that discuss his life in the army and his religious faith.

Dates: 1864

John W. Hammer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2134
Abstract

While encamped in the Cumberland Ford area of Knox County, Tenn., John W. Hammer serving in the 16th Ohio Infantry Company K writes to a friend named Annie. In this letter dated June 4, 1862, he describes the fortifications that are in place to protect them from the Confederates. His company moves toward the Confederate camps and skirmishes occur.

Dates: 1862 June 4

Joseph and Martha Stewart Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3046
Abstract

This collection contains two letters written on one sheet of paper. The first, from Martha Stewart to her husband Joseph (dated November 30, 1864) details the daily happenings in Franklin Square, Ohio. The second, from hospitalized Joseph in Murfreesboro, Tenn., to his wife and children (dated December 24-25, 1864) discusses the Battle of Nashville.

Dates: 1864 November 30-December 25

Joseph Boyd Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2166
Abstract

The Boyd Letters, 1862-1864, contains six letters written by Joseph E. Boyd of the 115th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Specifically, this correspondence describes Union military camp conditions, the environment of Tennessee, Union soldiers' viewpoints regarding the war and Confederates, battles and military operations in Middle and East Tennessee, and the family concerns of Union soldiers.

Dates: 1862-1864

Joseph Oliver Freeman Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0806
Abstract

This collection includes a number of letters written from and of Joseph Oliver Freeman to his family during his service in the Confederate army from 1862-1864. Typed transcriptions are included along with the letters.

Dates: 1861 December 22-1864 June 12, undated

Julius E. Thomas Diary and Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2170
Abstract

This collection contains the diary and daybook of Julius E. Thomas, 2nd Sergeant and Chief Bugler of Company F, 1st Tennessee Cavalry (Union). Entries range from August 5, 1864 through April 5, 1865. Thomas writes about the movement of his company throughout Tennessee. Part of the book contains notations of supplies used for construction.

Dates: 1864-1865

Kate Hill Turner Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0135
Abstract

This collection consists of letters spanning from 1840-1848 related to Kate Hill Turner. Several are love letters from Charlie to Katie. Charlie writes from Amherst College in Maine. Also in the collection is a letter of recommendation for James W. Hill from Asa Clark.

Dates: 1840-1868

Kathryn Worth Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1440
Abstract

Kathryn Worth wrote nineteen of the letters and cards in this collection to her publicist and friend Helen Fay. In them, she thanks Fay for her work and her kindness, tells stories about her daughter Josephine, and occasionally refers to her books. One letter, dated February 13, 1949, refuses a visit from Fay due to intense spiritual struggle beyond her inherent shyness. The collection also houses a letter from Esther to Fay dated June 22, 1960.

Dates: 1943 April 2-1952 December

Kenneth Curry Collection of Robert Southey Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3664
Abstract The Kenneth Curry Collection of Robert Southey Letters includes Romantic poet Robert Southey's letters, typescript transcriptions collected for University of Tennessee English professor Kenneth Curry's two-volume compilation New Letters of Robert Southey. These typescripts consist of letters that were used in Curry's publication, and ones that did not make it into the compilation. The collection also includes page proofs of New Letters,...
Dates: 1792-1839, circa 1960-1969, undated

Lee McClung Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1294
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters exchanged between Lee McClung and William Loeb, secretary to President Theodore Roosevelt, in June of 1903 concerning an autographed presentation copy of The Winning of the West.

Dates: 1903 June 17-19

Leon Bazalgette Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2381
Abstract

In this letter, dated December 9, 1910, Leon Bazalgette writes to Carleton Noyes about the possible publication of an English version of Bazalgette's book on Walt Whitman and about meeting with Noyes soon in Paris, France, or in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1910 December 9

Levi Dysinger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3232
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence from Levi Dysinger, a Union soldier, to his wife Harriet in Paulding County, Ohio. The letters are written from Huntsville, Alabama and date from March to May of 1865. They recount how Private Dysinger's brothers, Henry and Isaac, contracted (and eventually died from) measles while soldiers.

Dates: 1865 March-May

Lieutenant William H. Mickle Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3675
Abstract

This December 22, 1863, letter from William H. Mickle discusses his participation in the Knoxville campaign while serving in the New York 134th Infantry division. Mickle makes specific note of the condition of the company, mentioning the long marches and lack of equipment such as shoes. He goes on to write about Abraham Lincoln and the government boats traversing the Tennessee River towards Knoxville.

Dates: 1863

Littleton W. Tazewell Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0794
Abstract

These letters to Littleton W. Tazwell discuss a bank deposit that was distributed to him on March 16, 1825 and the death of a relative on April 12, 1840.

Dates: 1825 March 16, 1840 April 12

Lyman C. Flanders Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3757
Abstract

This collection consists of a Civil War Letter written by Lyman C. Flanders on April 26, 1864, from Knoxville. In the letter, Flanders asked his friend Huntington to go to Captain Mills' office to retrieve a favorite pistol taken from him at the Chattanooga Depot.

Dates: 1864 April 26

Lyon Gardiner Tyler Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1717
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters written by Lyon Gardiner Tyler dated 1881 December 21, and 1882 March 10.

Dates: 1881 December 21 -1882 March 10

M. D. Wilson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3840
Abstract

A single handwritten letter by Confederate soldier M. D. Wilson stationed at Cumberland Gap, TN on August 4, 1863.

Dates: 1863 August 4

M. H. Owen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3408
Abstract

M. H. Owen wrote this letter to his sister from Fort Pillow on March 22, 1862. In it, he describes his trip from Columbus, Kentucky to Fort Pillow and mentions the other regiments stationed there with him.

Dates: 1862 March 22

Major Paul E. Divine Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3659
Abstract

This collection consists of 14 letters regarding political matters and positions from various leaders of Tennessee's regional and state government.

Dates: 1894 February 20-1906 October 9, undated

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 114
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
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United States. Army. 13
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 12
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 10
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 -- Correspondence. 9
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 7
World War, 1939-1945. 7
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 -- Correspondence. 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 6
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Agee, James, 1909-1955 -- Correspondence. 5
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Agee, James, 1909-1955 -- Manuscripts. 4
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World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 4
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Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 3
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Copperhead movement. 3
Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) 3
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 3
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 3
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 3
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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, 1914-1918. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 3
Admirals -- United States -- Correspondence. 2
American poetry -- Tennessee. 2
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Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 2
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
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Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
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Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864. 2
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