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Lloyd Hamilton Boyd Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0283
Overview

The material in this collection documents the World War II military service of Lloyd Hamilton Boyd. Included are approximately 50 letters written from Boyd to members of his family in North Carolina; these were written while Boyd was stationed at Camp Cooke in California as well as overseas in the European Theatre of War (including from England, France, Belgium, and Germany). Also included are ration books, unused V-mail sheets, copies of newspaper clippings, and some memorabilia.

Dates: 1943 March 2-1945 May 23

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

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

Marcus Richardson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3732
Abstract

A four-page handwritten letter, signed "MR" by Lieutenant Marcus Richardson, sent to Captain Joseph Washington Anderson. Written from Cumberland Gap, Tenn., the letter details the reconnaissance and skirmish that took place at Cumberland Gap in the days prior under the command of Major General Edmund Kirby Smith. The letter is dated March 23, 1862.

Dates: 1862 March 23

Marion Cobb Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0121
Abstract

Collection includes 3 issues of a newsletter, Cobbie's Chatter, put together by World War II soldier Marion Cobb to provide updates to friends and family. Also included are two photocopied newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1944-1945, undated

Mary E. Polk Letter to Andrew Jackson

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1216
Abstract

In this handwritten letter, Mary E. Polk thanks Andrew Jackson for a picture he presented to her and her husband, apologizes for a misunderstanding that has occurred about the image, and relates family news.

Dates: 1843 May 15

Mary Francis (Fannie) Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3029
Abstract The collection contains thirty Civil War letters written to and from Binghamton, New York and a variety of places in Tennessee. Some of the letters are written on paper provided by the U. S. Christian Commission. Most of the letters still have their original envelopes, some with postmarks and stamps still affixed. The letters from Binghamton are written by Eliza Smith and D. D. Cooley, a friend of the family. The letters from Tennessee are written by William and Alfred Smith. There are also...
Dates: 1865, 1904-1920

Maynard Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2359
Abstract This collection houses transcriptions of 42 letters written to and between members of the Maynard family from 1841 to 1913. Horace and Laura (Washburn) Maynard write the earliest letters to Laura's parents, Azel and Sarah Washburn, in Royalston, Vermont during the 1840s. Of the remaining letters, some are written from Edward Maynard, Sr. to family members and many are addressed to his son, Edward Maynard, Jr. The majority of the letters to Edward Maynard, Jr. were written by his...
Dates: 1841 March 27-1913 February 6

McAmis Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3358
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of letters that family and friends in Tazewell, Tennessee wrote to Mattie (Weir) McAmis in Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil War. Many of these letters were authored by Mattie's eldest daughters, Mary and Maggie. These letters, while mostly personal in content, also discuss Corinth, Mississippi and describe East Tennessee during the Federal occupation of early 1862. The collection also houses correspondence written to and from Mattie (McAmis) Mitchell...
Dates: 1860 March 10-1944 December 16 (bulk 1861-1866, 1944)

Mildred McPherson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3716
Abstract

The collection consists of personal papers, correspondence, pencil drawings and oversized newspapers created or collected by Mildred McPherson and her family between the years 1899 to 1988.

Dates: 1899-1988

Milton Weaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2128
Abstract The Milton Weaver Collection contains a number of letters dating from the American Civil War describing in detail Union military camp conditions and drills, the environment of Tennessee, military operations in Middle Tennessee and Georgia (including Nashville, Stones River, Chattanooga, and Sherman's campaign in Georgia), opinions about Confederates and Copperheads, family life during the war, and the emotional trauma of conflict. The collection also includes several poems written by Milton...
Dates: 1856-1866

Montgomery Blair Letter Signed by Andrew Jackson

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3942
Overview

This collection contains one letter written by Montgomery Blair on January 26, 1836, with a note at the bottom from General Alexander Macomb. President Andrew Jackson approved and signed the letter.

Dates: 1836 January 26

Moses Elkanah Thompson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3791
Abstract

A letter written by Moses Elkanah Thompson, dated June 7, 1863, to Francis M. Blair in response to one received from Blair earlier. In the letter, Thompson briefly mentions the Battle at Vicksburg and the number of men both sides lost. He also mentions his desire for the war to end.

Dates: 1863 June 7

Moses Owen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3239
Abstract

Moses Owen of the 7th Ohio Infantry, Company F, wrote this letter to his mother on February 18, 1862, just after the Battle of Fort Donelson.

Dates: 1862 February 18

Myron M. Comstock Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2153
Abstract

This letter to Verness Williams documents recent activities of Myron Comstock's unit (11th Michigan Infantry Regiment) and speaks of his recent illness and homesickness.

Dates: 1862 February 21

N. E. Fitzgerald Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0302
Abstract

This collection contains letters both addressed to and written by N. E. Fitzgerald, a professor and Dean at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The letters are correspondence between N. E. Fitzgerald and former students, then serving in all theatres of operation during World War II. The correspondence dates from 1943 to 1946.

Dates: 1943 January 4-1946 November 21

Nash Buckingham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3655
Abstract

This collection consists of four letters from 1911 and 1917 and a copy of Life magazine from 1944.

Dates: 1911 November 17-1944 January 24

Oliver Perry Temple Letter (Transcription)

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0798
Abstract

This collection consists of a transcribed letter from Oliver Perry Temple to Dr. W. G. Brownlow. The letter concerns O.P. Temple reporting back to Dr. W. G. Brownlow about speeches given in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Montgomery, Alabama. The letter was transcribed in 1971.

Dates: 1860 August 1

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 114
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 82
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 55
Correspondence. 51
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 48
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 36
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 33
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 28
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 28
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 22
United States. Army. 13
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 12
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 10
Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845 -- Correspondence. 9
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Europe. 9
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 8
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Correspondence. 7
Polk, James K. (James Knox), 1795-1849 -- Correspondence. 7
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 7
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 7
United States. Navy. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 7
World War, 1939-1945. 7
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence. 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
Women authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence. 6
Agee, James, 1909-1955 -- Correspondence. 5
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Authors, American -- 20th century. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 5
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 5
United States. Army Air Forces. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 5
Agee, James, 1909-1955 -- Manuscripts. 4
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 4
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 4
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 3
Copperhead movement. 3
Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) 3
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 3
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 3
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 3
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 3
Letters. 3
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence. 3
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 3
Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence. 3
Soldiers -- North Carolina -- Correspondence. 3
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Protest movements. 3
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, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 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
Authors, American -- Tennessee. 2
Confederate States of America. Army. 2
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 2
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Greeneville (Tenn.). 2
Humboldt (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Imprisonment -- Tennessee. 2
James Agee Trust -- Correspondence. 2
James Agee Trust -- Lawsuits. 2
James Agee Trust -- Legal Papers. 2
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Legal correspondence. 2
Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Parachute troops -- United States. 2
Postcards. 2
Presidents -- United States. 2
Prisoners -- Correspondence. 2
Prisoners -- Tennessee. 2
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864. 2
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 2
Soldiers -- Kentucky -- Correspondence. 2
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English 326
French 2