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Rosecrans Letter to Medical Dept. G. O. No. 2

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3768
Abstract

This letter is written by Rosecrans to a doctor at Medical Department Gen. Orders No. 2 on July 15th, 1863. It discusses military politics, the occupation of Knoxville by Bragg, and well wishes.

Dates: 1863 July 15

Samuel P. Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1243
Abstract

This collection includes letters and a notebook of Samuel P. Johnson's, many of which detail his experiences during the Civil War.

Dates: 1844-1884

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

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