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Union Soldier's Letter from Knoxville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2247
Abstract

In an October 29, 1863 letter to his friends and family at home in New Hampshire, John, a Union soldier in Knoxville, writes of traveling through East Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 October 29

W. Gibbs McAdoo Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2232
Abstract

The W. Gibbs McAdoo letter, written November 8, 1860, describes the mood in Knoxville, Tenn., after Lincoln's election. He also tells of an incident in which someone tied a tin bucket and a note reading "Going out of the Union" to a dog and turned it loose on Gay Street.

Dates: 1860 November 8

Watson B. Smith Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3020
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1863 September 23, 1863 October 1

Watson B. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3324
Abstract This collection houses four letters that Watson B. Smith wrote to his family in Michigan from East Tennessee during August and September of 1863. In them, he discusses the Knoxville Campaign, battles with Confederate troops and guerillas, and dealings with the civilian population, which was mostly (but not entirely) sympathetic to the Union. He also discusses his duties in headquarters, including his temporary appointment as aide-de-camp. Several letters written to and from captured...
Dates: 1863 June 28-September 17, undated

William G. Brownlow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1940
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of letters documenting William Gannaway Parson Brownlow's service as Governor of Tennessee and showing the problems that Tennessee faced during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Also included are letters to and from Brownlow's son John Bell Brownlow.

Dates: 1848 December 18-1902 August 5

William Gibbs McAdoo Diary Extracts

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1122
Abstract

Two versions of William Gibbs McAdoo's diary documenting his life from 1846 to 1894. McAdoo wrote this diary and series of letters during the Mexican War, Civil War, and through his later years until 1894. Volume 1 is the draft version of the compilation of these extracts and Volume 2 is the final version.

Dates: 1846-1894

William M. Cloer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2796
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1863 June 24

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Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 5
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Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 3
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Boone, Daniel 1734-1820 -- Travel. 1
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United States. Army. New Hampshire Infantry Regiment, 11th (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Ohio Heavy Artillery Regiment, 2nd (1863-1865) 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 103rd (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 111th (1862-1865). 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
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 1
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