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Colonel Carrick W. Heiskell Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3673
Abstract

In these July 1861 letters from Colonel Carrick W. Heiskell to his sister and neice, Heiskell discusses his surroundings and experiences in the Cumberland Gap while serving in the 19th Tennessee Confederate Infantry. Heiskell makes specific note of the mountain area, valleys of Tennessee, and an “abundance of rattlesnakes.” He goes on to discuss his readiness for conflict with the enemy in the days ahead, as well as the desertion of a relative soldier to the enemy.

Dates: 1861 July 3, July 11

Cormac McCarthy Correspondence, 1976-1985

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3762
Abstract

The collection consists of letter correspondence between Cormac McCarthy and fellow writer John Fergus Ryan between the years of 1975 to 1986. The writers discussed their daily life, successes, and disappointments.

Dates: 1976-1985

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

D. A. Fletcher Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1496
Abstract

This collection contains two letters from D. A. Fletcher to an individual addressed as "Kingsbury." The letters are dated November 16, 1853 and May 28, 1855. There are four sheets in total.

Dates: 1853 November 16-1855 May 28

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 F. Ross Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0081
Abstract

This collection features various military documents, photographs, and books from David F. Ross, a Lieutenant in the 5th Air Force deployed in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1949, 1984, undated

David Farragut Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3179
Abstract

A letter from David Farragut, signed "D. G. Farragut," to E. Caylus dated March 20, 1867. In it, Farragut expresses gratitude for receiving the Abraham Lincoln bronze medal for his achievements in Lincoln's administration.

Dates: 1867 March 20

David G. Farragut Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1887
Abstract

The collection contains extensive correspondence and other material related to the career of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut from 1830-1870. Subsequent materials include correspondence from the Admiral's wife Virginia, his father George, and his son Loyall. This collection also contains genealogical information about the Farragut family as well as newspaper clippings and articles about the Admiral.

Dates: 1815-1964

David J. Durand Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3185
Abstract

This collection consists of one letter by David J. Durand to his sisters, written February 21, 1864, describing the Federal Army's preparedness for a Confederate attack in Knoxville, TN.

Dates: 1864 February 21

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

Dennis Coughlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0103
Abstract

This collection features correspondence between Sy Hyman and Dennis Coughlin as well as a collection of diary entries made by Hyman in 1946 from his World War II service.

Dates: 1946, 1986, undated

Dewey Murphy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0287
Overview

This collection contains letters, sympathy cards, military science and tactics handbooks, and newspapers from Dewey Murphy's military service in Europe during World War II.

Dates: 1938, 1943-1945

Dr. Henry Hayes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3651
Abstract

Dr. Henry Hayes, an army physician, wrote this letter to a friend in Vermont. In the letter, Dr. Hayes discusses the aftermath of the Fort Pillow Massacre.

Dates: 1864 May 4

E. D. Bruce Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3857
Abstract

This February 19,1864 letter by Private E. D. Bruce of the 8th Georgia Infantry informs of the "good health and fine spirits" of his army. Written to his family, he informs them of the happenings and current conditions of the war.

Dates: 1864 February 19

Earle Wright Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2084
Abstract

Earle Wright wrote these letters to his family in Cortland, New York in July and August of 1917. In them, he discusses his life at a training camp in Chattanooga, Tennessee during World War I. Most of the correspondence is addressed to E. R. Wright or to Laura Wright, but it is meant for the entire family to read.

Dates: 1917 July 11-August 24

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

Edgar Johnson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2957
Abstract

This collection consists of three letters written from Newburn, Tennessee, between December 4, 1917 and March 28, 1918 by Edgar Johnson of Company E of the 306th Ammunition Train (81st Division). The letters are addressed to Johnson's wife, Etta, and daughter, Lila, and discuss camp life, life at home, and the possibility of returning home for a visit.

Dates: 1917 December 4-1918 March 28

Edward G. Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0018
Abstract

This collection consists of 41 correspondences and commentaries by Edward G. Harris to his mother, grandmother, and grant aunt during his service in the United States Army Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1984

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 114
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 82
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Correspondence. 51
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 36
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 33
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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
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Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864. 2
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 2
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