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This collection consists of a letter written by Aaron Eley to his father, dated April 20, 1863. The letter describes Eley's unit's camp at the depot at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
This collection houses two song sheets and a ribbon from Bill Rice's Rice Revival, held in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in 1946. Song sheets include lyrics for "Everybody Ought to Know" and lyrics and music for "Sing As You Ride." Photographs are printed on all items and include pictures of Bill Rice, his wife, and their children.
This collection houses newspaper clippings describing Mary Noailles Murfree and her work, lists of Murfree's books in U.T.'s library, a postcard depicting the Stones River Battlefield, a photograph of William Law Murfree's home in Nashville, and a typewritten manuscript entitled "Grantland Before the Civil War" by Fanny N. D. Murfree.
In these two letters to his brother, George Sowers mentions getting some tobacco (which is scarce in Tennessee), discusses his regiment's opinion of their Lieutenant Berry, and reports on his health. He also implores his brother to write him more often and asks for news of his family.
- Subject: Murfreesboro (Tenn.) -- History. X