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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

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  • Subject: Knoxville (Tenn.) X
  • Subject: Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. X
  • Subject: Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X