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Robert A. Ragan Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0743
Abstract

This collection houses eight letters from Robert A. Ragan to his wife, Emeline (Neass) Ragan, during the Civil War. In them, Ragan discusses battles and skirmishes with the Rebels, describes the landscapes he has seen, relates his frustration with army life, mentions his fear of moving too far South, and comments on his unit's movements and actions. He also expresses his concern for his family and friends in Tennessee and asks Emeline to write to him and to pray for him in the struggle.

Dates: 1863 October 13-1864 April 11

Robert Galbraith Civil War Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2179
Abstract

This collection contains three diaries (including accounting records) written by Robert Galbraith between 1863 and 1865.

Dates: 1863-1865

Samuel B. Boyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0871
Abstract

This collection houses letters of recommendation for Samuel Boyd, correspondence to and from Samuel Boyd (including two letters he wrote while being held prisoner at Camp Chase, Ohio during the Civil War), genealogical notes, invitations, newspaper clippings, and resolutions on the deaths of Samuel and Isabella (Reed) Boyd.

Dates: 1850 February 14-1928 March 19

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

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

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3069
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin Hattie from Tullahoma, Tennessee on November 12, 1862. He discusses the failure of the Kentucky campaign, the hardships accompanying the retreat, Northern politics, and the future course of the war. He also asks for news of his other cousins.

Dates: 1862 November 12

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3412
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin, Hattie Crook, at Columbia Female College in Columbia, South Carolina on May 4, 1864. In it, he describes enemy reconnaissance, discusses the upcoming Northern Presidential election, relates news about family and friends, enumerates his thoughts on marriage, and mentions that the enemy is advancing on Cleveland road.

Dates: 1864 May 4

William J. Crook Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3064
Abstract

William J. Crook wrote this letter to his cousin from the field in Kentucky on October 7, 1862. He discusses his regiment's campaign in Kentucky, including the recent Confederate victory in the Battle of Richmond. He also proclaims his belief in the Southern cause, praises Southern womanhood, and discusses religion and family life.

Dates: 1862 October 7

William R. Lacy Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2131
Abstract This collection contains a letter dated November 14, 1861, by Lieutenant William R. Lacy of the 6th Tennessee Infantry (CSA) to his cousin, Amarila Lemons. Written from Columbus, Ky., he describes the rules and conditions placed on a soldier in the areas of Belmont, Missouri and Columbus. The letter includes an explanation of the treatment of prisoners. Lacy speaks of the wounded and the Union dead. He adds that a cousin, Thomas Lacy, resigned and became a Captain of a company at Union...
Dates: 1861 November 14

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Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 24
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 24
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 11
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 10
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 5
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 4
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 3
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 2
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 2
Baptists -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century. 1
Binghamton (N.Y.) -- History. 1
Bolivar (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Confederate States of America. Army -- History. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 1st. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 18th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 31st. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 6th. 1
Corinth (Miss.) -- History. 1
Correspondence. 1
Diaries. 1
Floods -- New York (State). 1
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 1
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 1
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination. 1
Loudon County (Tenn.) 1
Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Military pensions -- Tennessee. 1
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
New York (State) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 1
Soldiers -- Florida -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Diaries. 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 1
Tennessee -- Religion. 1
Tennessee -- Social life and customs. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Engineering and construction. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Manuscripts. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 1
United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1863-1865). 1
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1866). 1
United States. Army. Ohio Heavy Artillery Regiment, 2nd (1863-1865) 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 90th (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
United States. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865) 1
United States. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 1
Women -- Southern States. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 1
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