Skip to main content Skip to search results

SCOUT

Special Collections Online at The University of Tennessee

Showing Collections: 41 - 49 of 49

T. K. Gay Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3167
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1864 August 15

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

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

William Shackelford Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3670
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1865

William W. Fish Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3836
Abstract

A handwritten letter from soldier William W. Fish dated January 25, 1864 and written from a camp five miles outside of Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: 1864 January 25

William W. Fish Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3829
Abstract

The material consists of two handwritten letters by William W. Fish during February 1864.

Dates: 1864 February 9-20

Filtered By

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

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 25
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 18
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 10
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 7
∨ more
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Correspondence. 4
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 3
Tennessee -- Religion. 3
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Food supply. 2
Confederate States of America. 1
Confederate States of America. Dept. of the Treasury. 1
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 1
East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad Company 1
Governors -- Tennessee. 1
Greeneville (Tenn.). 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Slavery. 1
Maryville College -- History. 1
Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. 1
Methodist Episcopal Church. 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Morristown (Tenn.) 1
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Overland journeys to the Pacific. 1
Politicians -- Tennessee. 1
Secession -- Southern States. 1
Slavery -- Tennessee 1
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- North Carolina -- Correspondence. 1
Tennessee -- Church history. 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 1
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 1
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 1
Tennessee. Militia -- History -- 19th century. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Tennessee. 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 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
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. 1
∧ less