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Edwin Floyd Wiley Memoir and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0433
Abstract

This collection houses a handwritten manuscript entitled War Experiences of Edwin Floyd Wiley documenting Wiley's military service during the Civil War as well as a photograph of Wiley himself.

Dates: 1861-1865

Eleanora Willauer Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2940
Abstract

This collection consists of the Confederate diary of Eleanora Willauer, of Dickson County, Tennessee, written between October 1, 1862 and November 9, 1869.

Dates: 1862 October 1-1869 November 9

Elijah A. Hawn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1047
Abstract

This collection contains six letters of personal correspondence between Elijah Hawn and his wife Nancy dated from May 26, 1862 through June 16, 1863. Also included are form no. 79 from the U.S. Treasury Department (which allows for Nancy to be granted a widow’s pension), a letter from the Department of the Interior rejecting her widow’s pension on the grounds that she remarried, and a division of land agreement.

Dates: 1862 May 26-1872 August 3

Elizabeth Baker Crozier Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1048
Abstract In this journal, Elizabeth (Baker) Crozier describes life in Knoxville during the siege of 1863. She recounts Union troops plundering and burning her home as well as destroying the homes of her friends and neighbors. She also recalls the kindness of others as she and her husband attempted to reestablish a home and life for their family. In a small excerpt at the end, Crozier also writes of the death of her brother, Dr. Henry Baker, at the hands of Union troops. This document is a typewritten...
Dates: 1863-1864

Ella Crenshaw Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2961
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter written by Ella Crenshaw of Marion, Tennessee, to her grandmother, Evalina A. Crenshaw, in Hartsville, Tennessee, on August 3, 1862.

Dates: 1862 August 3

Ellen Argo Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3326
Abstract In this letter to Mrs. Wooldridge, Ellen Argo describes the death of an unidentified soldier. She reports that he "praid from the time they brought him to the house until he died" and that although she and her family could do little to help him, her mother took the same care of him as she would her own child. After his death, they arranged for his burial in the McMinnville graveyard. Argo reassures Mrs. Wooldridge that he was with true friends and that if "prairs or tears would save his life...
Dates: 1865 April 5

Emmanuel Cave Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2158
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter dated June 19, 1862, from Emmanuel Cave of the 69th Ohio Infantry to his wife Susan. Cave writes of the eight-day march that his regiment just completed.

Dates: 1862 June 19

Ephraim Tuttle Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044
Abstract

In this letter to his parents, Owen and Permelia (Cooper) Tuttle, Corporal Ephraim Tuttle discusses the Battle of Fort Sanders. He includes descriptions of Confederate casualties, estimating that the Confederate forces lost about 360 soldiers with approximately the same number taken prisoner. Tuttle goes on to detail skirmishes at Bean's Station, Blain's Crossroads, and Rockford and mentions the lack of supplies and struggles with commanding officers.

Dates: 1863 December 13

Ezra Decker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2984
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written by Ohio artilleryman Ezra Decker to Job Sweet. Decker was sick when he wrote the letter, which contains rumors about the war coming to an end and speculation as to Confederate troop movements after the impending fall of Richmond.

Dates: 1865 March 17

Ezra T. Stringer Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2780
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters regarding activities of Stringer's regiment, the 15th Ohio Infantry (Company A). In the first letter, written to a friend Ella, he discusses the Battle of Murfreesboro and the capture of General Willich. The second letter is addressed to the Regimental Quartermasters and includes instruction for a move to Nashville.

Dates: 1863

Felix Kirk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2152
Abstract

Felix Kirk wrote this letter to his father, John Kirk, from Knoxville on November 14, 1861. In it, he discuses a recent illness, mentions some old union devil who burned a bridge, and describes his unit's recent activities in Chattanooga and Knoxville. The reverse of the letter's final page bears a printed poem entitled Dixie: Southrons, hear your Country Call You!

Dates: 1861 November 14

"Footnotes on the Death of John Hunt Morgan"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0877
Abstract

In this article, Forrest Conklin discusses the circumstances surrounding Confederate General John Hunt Morgan's death. The piece was published in the Tennessee Historical Quarterly in 1976.

Dates: circa 1976

Francis and Harriet Ferguson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2125
Abstract

This collection of letters exchanged by Francis and Harriet Ferguson deals with life on both the battle and home fronts during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1864-1865

Frank Dale Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2858
Abstract

This letter, postmarked May 26, 1862, in Nashville, Tenn., is from Civil War soldier Frank Dale to Kate Moull, who writes of seeing her the previous day and that he may be in Ohio during the winter.

Dates: 1862 May 26

Frederick D. Seely Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2972
Abstract

In this letter to his father, Dyer Seely, Frederick Seely writes of his health and of the condition of his unit. The letter was mailed from Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1864 May 2

G. W. Harral Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3133
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from G. W. Harral, written in a Confederate camp near Bristol, Tennessee on April 6, 1864, to his friend James Looke. Harral discusses high morale among the troops, speculates as to where they will go, and expresses his desire to remain in touch with his friends.

Dates: 1864 April 6

General Edmund Kirby Smith Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3731
Abstract

This collection contains a single handwritten letter from General Edmund Kirby Smith, writing from Knoxville, Tenn. on August 10, 1862, to Brigadier General Thomas Jordan, in Chattanooga, Tenn. The letter includes information on Union General Don Carlos Buell's forces via General John H. Morgan.

Dates: 1862 August 10

General Nathaniel C. McLean Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0043
Abstract

Nathaniel C. McLean wrote this letter to his wife, Mary Louise (Thompson) McLean, on May 3, 1864 while he was inspecting Union fortifications in and around Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1864 May 5

George Gates Lookout Mountain Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2874
Abstract

This collection consists of one letter written by Corporal George Gates to his aunt. It was written from his regiment's camp located to the left of Chattanooga, Tennessee on November 26, 1863. He re-counts for his aunt the Battle of Lookout Mountain on November 25, 1863. He mentions his regiment's movements, acquisitions, and casualties in the battle.

Dates: 1863 November 26

George Laubach Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2160
Abstract

This collection contains a letter, dated April 5, 1865 from Spring Camp close to Knoxville, Tenn., from George Laubach of the 10th Michigan Cavalry to Mariette Hutchins in Michigan. Laubach discusses news from home and describes his surroundings in East Tennessee.

Dates: 1865 April 5

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 289
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 161
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 43
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 40
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 29
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 24
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 22
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 12
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 9
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 8
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 8
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 8
Correspondence. 7
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 7
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 7
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 7
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 7
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 7
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 7
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 6
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 5
Slavery -- Tennessee 5
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 5
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 5
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 4
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 4
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 4
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 4
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 4
Tennessee -- Religion. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 4
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 3
Copperhead movement. 3
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 3
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 3
Freedmen -- Tennessee. 3
Governors -- Tennessee. 3
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 3
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 3
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Protest movements. 3
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 3
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 64th (1861-1865). 3
United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 3
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Bolivar (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Civil war -- Fiction. 2
Cumberland County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) 2
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 2
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Greeneville (Tenn.). 2
Hawkins County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 2
Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination. 2
Lookout Mountain (Appalachian Mountains). 2
Lookout Mountain, Battle of, Tenn., 1863. 2
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American. 2
Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Military chaplains -- United States. 2
Morristown (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Murfreesboro (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Perryville, Battle of, Perryville, Ky., 1862. 2
Photographs. 2
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864. 2
Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Diaries. 2
Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- North Carolina -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Ohio. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 2
Tennessee River -- Pictorial works. 2
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