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Captain Albert Woodcock wrote this letter to "Dearest Leute" from camp near Franklin, Tennessee on May 6, 1863. In it, he describes daily life in camp, including a detailed diagram of the infantry's position.
E. H. Rennolds maintained these two diaries while he was serving with the 5th Tennessee Infantry (CSA) in 1863 and 1864 during the Civil War. In them, he describes his service in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee, including his participation in the battles of Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville.
Henry Van Pelt wrote this letter to Franklin merchant W. Thomas Park to ask his help in starting a new career. He tells Park that he wants to better his family's situation, which was degraded by his alcoholism, but has so far been unable to secure a position that would allow him to do so. Van Pelt goes on to lament the pain that he has caused his family, expound upon the evils of drink, and detail his qualifications as a pumpmaker and as a printer.
This collection consists of one photograph whose subject is identified as Jennie McEwen.
Joseph E. Clemm began this diary on June 22, 1819 with the intention of making the gift of this journal to him [the reader] at some future period. The early part of this work is devoted to Clemm's activities in Augusta, Georgia. Later on, Clemm describes a trip to Tennessee to collect an overdue debt, during which he passes through the Cherokee Nation.
This collection contains 48 handwritten ledger sheets from Parkes, Plunkett & Co., a manufacturing business in Franklin, TN, dated 1835-1874.
This collection includes 134 handwritten records for Parkes, Plunkett & Company dating between 1822 and 1853. The records include receipts, notes, correspondence, and drawings.
This small leaflet responds to citizen concerns by assuring them that the State Guard will in no way molest law abiding citizens.
In a March 23, 1861 letter to his children, W. D. Carnes, then president of Franklin College in Franklin, Tenn., writes of an illness sweeping through the school, fundraising activities, and news of three students who were violent Secessionists leaving the school.
This letter, written by William Velie and sent from Fort Rosencrance in Murfreesboro, Tennessee describes battles in the Middle Tennessee area, including Franklin and Nashville. Velie notes that the Commanding Officer of the Confederate Army in the area is General Hood, while his own commander in the Union Army is General Melroy.
- Franklin (Tenn.) -- History 4
- Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 4
- Business -- Tennessee. 2
- Franklin (Tenn.) 2
- General stores -- Tennessee. 2
- Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 2
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
- Williamson County (Tenn.) -- History 2
- Account books. 1
- Broadsides 1
- Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee -- History. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 5th. 1
- Education -- Tennessee. 1
- Franklin (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Franklin College (Franklin, Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Georgia -- Description and travel. 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Portrait photography 1
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 1
- Recovering alcoholics -- Tennessee. 1
- Shelbyville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Slavery -- Southern States -- History. 1
- Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Minnesota -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 1
- Spring Hill, Battle of, Spring Hill, Maury County, Tenn., 1864. 1
- Tennessee -- Commerce. 1
- Tennessee -- Description and travel. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 1
- United States. Army. Minnesota Infantry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 1 ∧ less