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George Washington Campbell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3253
Abstract

This collection consists of a hand drawn survey dated 1806 of lands held near Nashville, Tennessee by George Washington Campbell, a letter written by Campbell to a Mrs. Mary Doherty in 1832 concerning 640 acres of Campbell's land in Tennessee, and an undated stereograph of George Washington Campbell's Nashville, Tennessee mansion.

Dates: 1806, 1832

Gideon S. Sentelle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1520
Abstract

This collection consists of three military records of Gideon S. Sentelle from 1865. The records include a discharge paper from Knoxville, Tennessee and two muster-out rolls.

Dates: 1865

Gustavus A. Peltzer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2878
Abstract

The letter is written by Gustavus A. Peltzer, dated July 2, 1863, and is addressed to his friend Ellis. The letter, written in response to previous correspondence from Ellis, details the events that led to his imprisonment in Knoxville, Tennessee. The collection also contains the original envelope used for this correspondance.

Dates: 1863 July 2

Hannah W. Swan Grant of Pardon and Amnesty

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0056
Abstract In this document, President Andrew Johnson pardons Hannah W. Swan of Knox County for her rebellion against the United States of America on the conditions that she take the oath given in the May 29, 1865 Proclamation of the President, never owns slaves nor uses slave labor, pays all costs from any previous legal proceedings, doesn't attempt to recover any property seized by the government during the Civil War, and notifies the Secretary of State in writing that she has received and accepted...
Dates: 1865 October 27

Henry Cherry Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2214
Abstract

The Henry Cherry Letters, 1864-1865, contain nine letters from Cherry, a Chaplain with the 10th Michigan Cavalry in the Civil War, to Amos Gould of Owosso, Mich., describing both military and civilian life in the Union Army during the Civil War. The majority of these letters were written from Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: 1864-1865

Irwin Shepard Letter to P. P. Claxton

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Identifier: MS-1641
Abstract In this letter to P. P. Claxton, Irwin Shepard (Secretary of the National Education Association) mentions an upcoming meeting in Denver and describes his service at the Battle of Fort Sanders during the Civil War. He tells Claxton that Knoxville, and especially the grounds of the University of Tennessee, hold a sacred place in my memory and recalls serving on the Fort's parapet during the battle, helping to collect the dead and wounded, and participating in a burning party that destroyed...
Dates: 1909 April 5

J. Allen Smith and Company Day Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0611
Abstract

This collection is an account book from April-June 1888 for J. Allen Smith and Company in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1888 April-June

J. L. Anderson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2845
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter sent by J. L. Anderson of the 2nd Regiment of Alabama from Knoxville, Tenn. on October 23, 1862, to his sister Maggie Anderson in Talladega, Ala. Anderson discusses life in his cavalry unit and the importance of maintaining horses. He details his unit's movements from Knoxville to Kentucky and back and describes the fortifications at the Cumberland Gap.

Dates: 1862 October 23

J. R. Campbell and James W. Taylor Photographs and Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3203
Abstract

This collection houses primarily photographs of the Church of God and its members taken by J. R. Campbell near Harriman and Hyatt, Tennessee, around 1910. Also included is a pamphlet by James W. Taylor entitled Alleghania. This document discusses the reasons for pro-Union feelings in East Tennessee and Knoxville's strategic importance.

Dates: 1862-circa 1910 (bulk circa 1910)

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

John McNickle Laird Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2130
Abstract

John McNickle Laird, Jr. of the Ohio 124th Infantry Regiment (U. S.) writes to his mother, Julia Laird, from a camp near Knoxville, Tennessee and from Marietta, Georgia.

Dates: 1863-1864

John Shrady Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1436
Abstract

Letters written by Dr. John Shrady (in a very clear hand) to his wife, Jeannie (Sammis) Shrady, while serving as a surgeon with the 2nd Tennessee Infantry Division during the Civil War. Of particular interest are the letters from July 29, 1863 (which tells of a Rebel massacre near Myandotte'sville, Virginia some time in the past) and September 28, 1864 (which discusses difficulties with mustering out and getting paid and mentions W. G. Brownlow in passing).

Dates: 1862 May 17-1864 October 8

John W. Cleland Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3270
Abstract

This collection houses a letter that John Cleland wrote to his sister, Mary J. Jennie Cleland, in Defiance County, Ohio from Knoxville, Tennessee on December 14, 1863. In it, he discusses his regiment's participation in the Battle of Knoxville, including the losses they suffered.

Dates: 1863 December 14

John W. Hammer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2134
Abstract

While encamped in the Cumberland Ford area of Knox County, Tenn., John W. Hammer serving in the 16th Ohio Infantry Company K writes to a friend named Annie. In this letter dated June 4, 1862, he describes the fortifications that are in place to protect them from the Confederates. His company moves toward the Confederate camps and skirmishes occur.

Dates: 1862 June 4

John Watkins Letter and Speech Transcripts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3394
Abstract

John G. Whipple created these transcripts from originals housed in MS.1161 in 1998. Included are two speeches entitled The Atlanta Campaign prepared for the members of the 19th Battery Association (as the editor notes, it is unclear which of the two speeches Watkins actually gave) and several war-time letters that Watkins wrote to his fiancee, Sarah Probert, between 1862 and 1865. The transcriptions include notes made by the editor.

Dates: 1862-1865

John Watkins Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1161
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of letters that John Watkins, then serving with the 19th Ohio Light Artillery, wrote to his fiancee, Sarah Probert, and other family members. In them, he discusses his experiences in the Civil War, including his unit's participation in the East Tennessee Campaign and the Battle of Fort Sanders. Also included are family diaries, photographs, and account books.

Dates: 1805 - circa 1985

Margaret Graeme Canning Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2114
Abstract

The Margaret Graeme Canning Collection is composed of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, opera programs, awards and certificates of achievement, reel-to-reel audio tapes, correspondence, publications, and photographs dealing with the lives of Margaret Graeme Canning and her mother, Mary Margaret Hoskins Canning.

Dates: 1870-2001 (Bulk 1906-2001)

Marquis D. L. Burnett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2527
Abstract The Marquis D. L. Burnett Collection, 1846-2000 (bulk 1862-1894), contains a memo book, photograph, and documents pertaining to Lt. Col. Marquis D. L. Burnett. Among other things, the memo book records Burnett's experiences during the Civil War (1862-63), lists accounts for soldiers' provisions, and provides descriptions of Burnett's career as a Baptist minister (1871-79), including notes on ordination services, reports of service and labor, etc. The copied documents include Burnett's 1846...
Dates: 1846-2000 (bulk 1862-1894)

Marquis D. L. Burnett Military Discharge Certificate

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2098
Abstract

This certificate indicates that Marquis D. L. Burnett of Knoxville, Tennessee, who served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 5th Regiment of the East Tennessee Infantry Volunteers, was honorably discharged. It is a replacement for his original discharge papers, which were issued on August 3, 1862.

Dates: 1884 April 23

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

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 41
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 29
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 24
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 11
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 9
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 7
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 5
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Correspondence. 4
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 4
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 4
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 3
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Commerce. 2
Mills and mill-work -- Tennessee -- History. 2
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 2
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 2
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 2
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 2
Tennessee -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 2
Tennessee -- History. 2
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 2
Tennessee -- Religion. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 2
United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 2
Account books -- Tennessee. 1
African American physicians -- History. 1
African Americans -- Tennessee -- History. 1
African Americans -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 1
Banks and banking -- History. 1
Banks and banking -- Tennessee -- History. 1
Blount Mansion (Knoxville, Tenn.) 1
Boone, Daniel 1734-1820 -- Travel. 1
Cemeteries -- Tennessee -- Knoxville. 1
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 1
Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee -- History. 1
Church of God (Cleveland, Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 1
Confederate States of America. Dept. of the Treasury. 1
Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Daughters of the American Revolution -- History. 1
Dentists -- Tennessee. 1
East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad Company 1
Elections -- Tennessee. 1
Feed mills -- Tennessee. 1
First Presbyterian Church (Knoxville, Tenn.). 1
Fraternal organizations. 1
Genealogy. 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Governors -- Tennessee. 1
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks. 1
Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Maps. 1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Guidebooks. 1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N.C. and Tenn.) -- Maps. 1
Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Greeneville (Tenn.). 1
Hamblen County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Harriman (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Invitation cards 1
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 1
Jonesborough (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Pictorial works. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Slavery. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Social life and customs. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Societies and clubs. 1
Lexington (Ky.) -- History. 1
Loudon County (Tenn.) 1
Maryville College -- History. 1
Maury County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. 1
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Money -- Confederate States of America. 1
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Operas -- 18th century. 1
Operas -- 19th century. 1
Operas -- 20th century. 1
Operas -- Europe. 1
Operas -- Performances. 1
Overland journeys to the Pacific. 1
Pentecostals -- Tennessee. 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History. 1
Photographers -- Tennessee. 1
Photographs -- 20th century. 1
Politicians -- Tennessee. 1
Portrait photography -- Tennessee. 1
Postcards -- Tennessee. 1
Presbyterian Church -- Tennessee -- History. 1
Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 1
Railroads -- Illinois. 1
Railroads -- Southern States. 1
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