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Soldier Alexander B. Richards Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3802
Abstract

Personal correspondence between Union soldier Alexander B. Richards and his sister, Emaline Butcher of Murphysboro, Illinois, dated February 14, 1864. He details the Battle of Knoxville and Fort Sanders (Tenn.) which took place on November 29, 1863 and his trek from Chattanooga with H Co. Illinois 27th Infantry.

Dates: 1864 February 14

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

The Old 19th Tennessee Regiment, C.S.A.

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1364
Abstract

This collection consists of a bound, handwritten, and illustrated memoir, written by W. J. Worsham, recording the history of the Old 19th Tennessee Regiment of the Confederate States of America, which was based in Knoxville, Tennessee. The book was dedicated in 1902 to the survivors and fallen soldiers of the regiment, according to a written note from the author.

Dates: 1902

Thomas Doak Edington Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1181
Abstract

This collection consists of a typed copy of Thomas Doak Edington's diary which he kept while serving as a Captain in Company A of the 6th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (USA) during the Civil War. In it, he discuses his unit's movements, camp life, his health, battles, the weather, foraging for food and supplies, drills, pickets, and administrative tasks. This transcript also includes a forward by John F. Edington and a list of the members of Company A still living as of November 15, 1917.

Dates: 1862 March 2-1865 May 11, 1898 June 13, 1917 November 15

Tilghman Blazer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2174
Abstract

The Tilghman Blazer Papers, 1864-1892, contains two notebooks, both of which are in fairly good condition. The first details his military experience as a member of Company K of the 8th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (Union) in Georgia and Tennessee during 1864, and the second contains classroom rosters and business transactions written after his return to Cocke County, Tenn.

Dates: 1864-1892

W. M. Creamer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2136
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter, dated February 24, 1863 from Camp Cripplecrick, Tenn., from W. M. Creamer of the 90th Ohio Infantry to his cousin, M. C. Creamer. He discusses his religious beliefs as well as Captain Robert O. Caddy's treatment of sick young boys in Nashville.

Dates: 1863 February 24

W. T. Presley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2135
Abstract W. T. Presley wrote this letter to his wife, Henrietta (Ward) Presley, while he was serving with Company D of the 1st Alabama Cavalry. In it, he discusses a pony that he had purchased to send home to his sons (Gus and Fate), describes selling his old horse (named Stonewall) and purchasing a new one that can better tolerate military life, recounts his unit's retreat from Tennessee after the fall of Vicksburg, sends news of family and friends serving in the Confederate military, and expresses...
Dates: 1863 July 14

William A. Mayo Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1300
Abstract

This collection is a diary written by William A. Mayo of Monroe County, Tennessee between the years 1861 and 1866.

Dates: 1861-1866

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 Jay Smith Autobiographical Sketch

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0909
Abstract

In this autobiographical sketch, William Jay Smith describes his military career and ends with his election to the Tennessee Senate in 1867.

Dates: circa 1867

William T. Presley Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2783
Abstract William T. Presley of Company A of the 1st Alabama Cavalry wrote these two letters to his wife, Henrietta (Ward) Presley, in Prattville, Alabama. In the first letter, dated September 30, 1862 from camp direction Chattanooga, Presley mentions his need for a new horse, arguing that "all men that are worthy property ought to help us poor creatures that have left our families to fight to protect them as well as our own families." In the second letter, dated April 7, 1863 from camp near...
Dates: 1862 September 30, 1863 April 7

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Meridian (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Missionary Ridge, Battle of, Tenn., 1863. 1
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1863-1865). 1
United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 7th (1861-1864). 1
United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1863-1865). 1
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1864). 1
United States. Army. Kentucky Infantry Regiment, 17th(1861-1864) 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1866). 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1864) 1
United States. Army. Ohio Heavy Artillery Regiment, 2nd (1863-1865) 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 102nd (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 124th (1861-1864). 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 16th (1861-1864). 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 69th (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 90th (1861-1864). 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 7th (1861-1864) 1
United States. Army. Tennessee Calvary Regiment, 1st Middle (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Tennessee Calvary Regiment, 5th (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, 12th (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865). 1
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 1
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