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Henry Brown Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2117
Abstract

This is a collection of over fifty civil war letters written by Harry Brown to his wife from August 1861 through September 1862.

Dates: 1861-1862

Henry Drake Letter and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3473
Abstract

Henry Drake, a fighting sutler with the 107th New York Infantry, wrote this letter from camp near Dallas, Georgia on June 1, 1864. In it, he details his unit's march to their current location and recounts their subsequent battles with Confederate soldiers. The letter also describes the death of Drake's fellow soldier and friend Will E. Vanauken, who Drake says he may have loved and thought too much of. Also included is an undated photograph of Drake.

Dates: 1864 June 1, undated

Hill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0029
Abstract

Included is the correspondence from Robert H. Foster to his grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Hill), mother (Ida Louise Hill ), sister (Dorothy Hill), and aunt (Mrs. Hollis Nunley) during his time served in WWII. Also included is a letter from Jean Brasfield to Mrs. Hill.

Dates: 1943 April 28-1944 December 1

Horace Maynard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0996
Abstract

This collection features one handwritten letter from Horace Maynard dated May 10, 1878.

Dates: 1878 May 10

Howard Hopkins Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2799
Abstract

In this letter, dated January 17, 1864 at LaGrange, Tenn., Howard Hopkins of the 3rd Regiment Michigan Calvary writes to his cousin Abbie Watson Clyde of Wayne County, N.Y.

Dates: 1864 January 17

Hugh Ryan Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2221
Abstract

In three letters from 1864 and 1865 to his wife Katy, Hugh Ryan, a private with the 24th Kentucky Infantry, describes the life of a Union soldier at the close of the Civil War.

Dates: 1864-1865

Isaac Anderson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0811
Abstract

This collection is a letter dated December 27, 1837, from Isaac Anderson to B.D. Brabson and L.J. Walker.

Dates: 1837 December 27

Isabel Scott Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3261
Abstract

Isabel Belle Scott of Gratiot, Wisconsin wrote this letter to her brother James, who was then serving with Company B of the 23rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, on 15 February 1863. Belle is under the impression that James is helping to construct a canal at Vicksburg and the letter is addressed to him via Memphis, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 February 15

J. A. Bowen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1082
Abstract

This collection consists of a single handwritten letter by J. A. Bowen while in Camp Cheatham, Robertson County, Tennessee, on May 24, 1861.

Dates: 1861 May 24

J. C. Gates Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2155
Abstract

This collection consists of an April 11, 1864, letter from Union soldier J. C. Gates in Ringgold, Ga., to his wife in Ohio. Gates mentions the arrival of Col. Brownlow and the East Tennessee Cavalry and discusses the fish supply in the local rivers.

Dates: 1864 April 11

J. Douglas Bruce Letters to Professor Albert C. Baugh

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3788
Abstract

This collection consists of three letters written from the years 1917-1918 by University of Tennessee professor of English, Dr. J. Douglas Bruce. All three letters are directed to Dr. Albert C. Baugh, a renowned English professor at the University of Pennsylvania. In the letters, Dr. Bruce discusses his work as well as Dr. Baugh's work in the field of English Literature.

Dates: 1917 August 5-1918 July 9

J. E. Howe Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2907
Abstract

This collection consists of one letter written by Union soldier James E. Howe to his sister Frances A. Howe of Flint, Michigan. Howe was stationed with his regiment in Bowling Green, Kentucky when he wrote the letter. In it, he mentions extensive Confederate espionage activity in and around Bowling Green and the Tennessee state line.

Dates: 1863 March 5

J. Guy Boswell Jr. Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0223
Overview

Photocopy of a six-page handwritten letter from J. Guy Boswell Jr. to his wife. Boswell penned this letter from Japan in 1945 while serving with the U.S. Navy. Boswell writes about the history and current state of the city of Yokohama as well as his experiences there. He also comments on the weather and his health.

Dates: 1945 September 18

J. P. Hollowell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3406
Abstract

J. P. Hollowell wrote this letter to his sister, Sallie Hollowell, from camp in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In it, he mentions that his unit has been looking for a fight, but their location is too well fortified. Hollowell also apologizes for not being home for Christmas and says that he wants a new pair of pants.

Dates: 1862 January 3

J. S. Hanna Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3168
Abstract

A handwritten letter from J. S. Hanna to an unknown recipient written circa November 24, 1862 from Fort Saunderson, Bolivar, TN. The letter discusses his time at his time at the fort including sickness and weather.

Dates: circa 1862 November 24

J. T. Sloan Correspondence and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3514
Abstract The first section of this collection houses letters written to J. T. Sloan regarding events at home. Although the majority of Sloan's correspondents lived in Nashville, he also received letters from friends and family in Murfreesboro (Tenn.), Birmingham (Ala.), Memphis (Tenn.), and Atlanta (Ga.). The second section houses letters that J. T. Sloan wrote describing his life in camp and in the field, reporting on family members and friends also serving in the Army, and expressing his desire...
Dates: 1914 December 25-1920 January 13, 1938 July 4-11

J. Wylie Brownlee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3817
Abstract The J. Wylie Brownlee Collection details the Great Smoky Mountains National Park campaign during the mid-1920s. It includes letters to Brownlee, brochures and pamphlets promoting the creation of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its conservation, writings describing the beauty of the Smoky Mountains, empty letterheads, a list of instructions for the organization presidents of the Smoky Mountains Campaign, and a letter from the campaign chairman of the Chamber of Commerce in Asheville,...
Dates: 1924-1926

Jacob H. Bickley Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3268
Abstract

Jacob H. Bickley wrote these three letters, dated 1863 December 14, 1864 January 13, and 1865 June 13, to his sister Martha Mattie Bickley in Ohio from the field in Tennessee. In them, he discusses his involvement in the Battle of Chattanooga and other military duties, family life, and his attempts to send money home.

Dates: 1863 December 14-1865 June 13

Jacob Rowland Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2776
Abstract This collection consists of two letters from Union soldier Jacob Rowland to his sister, Olive. The first letter, dated January 26, 1865, is sent from Knoxville, Tenn., where Rowland reports of "...quiet times here in Knoxville just now occasionally review as inspection we moved our camp last Tuesday. We were on the south side of the river about 1 1/2 miles from the city. Now we are quartered inside of the breast works right in the suburbs..." The second letter, dated February 20, 1865, is...
Dates: 1865 January 26-February 20

James Agee and David McDowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1500
Abstract

Collection of material documenting the work of David McDowell especially as it relates to author James Agee. One portion of this collection houses material that McDowell gathered for his unfinished biography of Agee. The other portion contains items showing McDowell's career in the publishing industry.

Dates: 1932-1985

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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. 52
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 48
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 33
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 30
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 28
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 26
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
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 8
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 -- Correspondence. 7
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 7
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 7
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
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
United States. Navy. 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 -- Correspondence. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Legal correspondence. 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
Authors, American -- 20th century. 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
Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 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
Judges -- Tennessee. 3
Legal documents -- Tennessee. 3
Letters. 3
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 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, 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
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
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
Presidents -- United States. 2
Prisoners -- Correspondence. 2
Prisoners -- Tennessee. 2
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864. 2
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 2
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Language
English 324
French 2