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Robert A. Ragan Letters
This collection houses eight letters from Robert A. Ragan to his wife, Emeline (Neass) Ragan, during the Civil War. In them, Ragan discusses battles and skirmishes with the Rebels, describes the landscapes he has seen, relates his frustration with army life, mentions his fear of moving too far South, and comments on his unit's movements and actions. He also expresses his concern for his family and friends in Tennessee and asks Emeline to write to him and to pray for him in the struggle.
Rosecrans Letter to Medical Dept. G. O. No. 2
This letter is written by Rosecrans to a doctor at Medical Department Gen. Orders No. 2 on July 15th, 1863. It discusses military politics, the occupation of Knoxville by Bragg, and well wishes.
Samuel B. Boyd Papers
This collection houses letters of recommendation for Samuel Boyd, correspondence to and from Samuel Boyd (including two letters he wrote while being held prisoner at Camp Chase, Ohio during the Civil War), genealogical notes, invitations, newspaper clippings, and resolutions on the deaths of Samuel and Isabella (Reed) Boyd.
Seth Pettis Jr. Correspondence
This collection include two letters exchanged between soldier Seth Pettis Jr. and his girlfriend Fannie in June 1865.
Sgt. William A. Smith Letter to J. O. Jones
A letter was written by Sgt. William A. Smith, Co. B 71 Ind. 6th Cav., on October 5, 1863. He talks about Union occupation north of Knoxville, TN and the increased price of goods and foods in the Confederate states as oppsosed to the Union. He also writes about a brigade of women marching and carrying the U.S. flag. The letter was submitted to Mr. J. O. Jones, postmaster of Terre Haute, Indiana, in hopes that he could get it published in the local newspaper.
Soldier Alexander B. Richards Civil War Letter
Personal correspondence between Union soldier Alexander B. Richards and his sister, Emaline Butcher of Murphysboro, Illinois, dated February 14, 1864. He details the Battle of Knoxville and Fort Sanders (Tenn.) which took place on November 29, 1863 and his trek from Chattanooga with H Co. Illinois 27th Infantry.
T. K. Gay Letter
This collection consists of one handwritten letter, written in 1864 in Knoxville, Tennessee, by T. K. Gay of the Signal Corps to his brother Cal in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. It reports that Knoxville is currently tranquil but expresses concern that John Morgan is preparing to attack. Gay hypothesizes that if Morgan were to attack he would meet strong resistance, as more troops were expected for the defense of the city. Gay also opines that the war will end soon.
Watson B. Smith Letters
This collection houses two letters that Union soldier Watson B. Smith wrote to his mother, Mary Amanda (Birchard) Smith, on September 23, 1863 and October 1, 1863. In them, Smith discusses Union operations in the Knoxville Campaign, life in headquarters, and news from the Battle of Chattanooga.
Watson B. Smith Papers
William M. Cloer Letter
William M. Cloer, a private in the 62nd North Carolina Infantry (CSA), wrote this letter to friends at home from Morristown, Tennessee on June 24, 1863. He discusses recent Yankee raids in Tennessee, specifically those made during the push towards Knoxville, and his regiment's upcoming move to Cumberland Gap.
William Shackelford Letter
This collection houses a letter from William Shackelford, a Union Civil War soldier, to his mother. In it, the writer details his thoughts of what the fate of Jefferson Davis ought to be now that Davis is imprisoned.
William W. Fish Civil War Letter
A handwritten letter from soldier William W. Fish dated January 25, 1864 and written from a camp five miles outside of Knoxville, Tenn.
William W. Fish Correspondence
The material consists of two handwritten letters by William W. Fish during February 1864.
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 22
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 19
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 16
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 9
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 9
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 8
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 8
- Correspondence. 5
- Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
- Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 5
- Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 4
- Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 3
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
- Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 2
- Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 2
- United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (1863-1865). 2
- United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 2
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 111th (1862-1865). 2
- United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 2
- Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 1
- Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 1
- Greeneville (Tenn.). 1
- Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
- Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 1
- Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
- Loudon County (Tenn.) 1
- Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
- Morristown (Tenn.) 1
- Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 1
- Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- North Carolina -- Correspondence. 1
- Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Food supply. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects. 1
- United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 107th (1862-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Heavy Artillery Regiment, 2nd (1863-1865) 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 124th (1861-1864). 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 16th (1861-1864). 1
- United States. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 1 ∧ less