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George W. Dyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0054
Abstract This collection houses two items documenting George W. Dyer's activities during the close of the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction. The first is a pass issued under the authority of Brigadier General Samuel P. Carter (then serving as the Provost Marshal General of East Tennessee) indicating that the guards should allow Dyer to pass through to Kentucky. The second is a certificate showing that Dyer is a registered voter and is allowed to vote because he produced two loyal Union...
Dates: 1864 January 20, 1866 August 23

Hannah W. Swan Grant of Pardon and Amnesty

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Identifier: MS-0056
Abstract In this document, President Andrew Johnson pardons Hannah W. Swan of Knox County for her rebellion against the United States of America on the conditions that she take the oath given in the May 29, 1865 Proclamation of the President, never owns slaves nor uses slave labor, pays all costs from any previous legal proceedings, doesn't attempt to recover any property seized by the government during the Civil War, and notifies the Secretary of State in writing that she has received and accepted...
Dates: 1865 October 27

The East Tennessee University Library: The Civil War and Reconstruction Years

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Identifier: AR-0039
Abstract

In this manuscript, Boyd Childress describes the University of Tennessee's Library in the Civil War and Reconstruction eras.

Dates: 1979 February

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

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