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Robert Neville Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2797
Abstract

Robert Neville wrote this letter to his wife, Mary (Atkinson) Neville, while he was serving with Company E of the 103rd Ohio Infantry near Knoxville, Tennessee. He tells his wife that his health is good, describes the region's enthusiastic reception of Union Soldiers, and expounds upon his religious views.

Dates: 1863 September 17

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

S. B. Moe Letter Regarding the Battle of Chickamauga

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1809
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters written sixteen years apart. The first, possibly written around 1916, is by Colonel S. B. Moe describing his experiences during the Battle of Chickamauga in 1863. The letter was given to Anne Hyde, who wrote another letter in 1932 describing how she came into ownership of it.

Dates: circa 1916, 1932 April 16

Sallie Morgan House Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1363
Abstract

Sallie Morgan House Ewin used this notebook to record the song lyrics to popular songs in the American South during the time of the Civil War, as well as some of her own notes.

Dates: circa 1863-1867

Sam House Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0927
Abstract

Sam House wrote this letter to his sister, Ellen, in Knoxville, Tennessee on September 8, 1862. In it, he discusses scarce food, quinine pills, guarding an old bridge, and the weather. House also mentions General Price and the old Scarecrow that they hope to catch. House closes his letter by replying to news of family members.

Dates: 1862 September 8

Samuel Andrew Baker Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2895
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters from Samuel Andrew Baker of Company E of the 44th Indiana Infantry written on January 28, 1862, and July 26, 1863. In the first letter, written to his father from South Carrollton, Kentucky, Baker discusses being fired upon while on guard duty. In the second letter, written to his brother-in-law from McMinnville, Tennessee, Baker mentions having his pocket picked while swimming and describes Fourth of July celebrations.

Dates: 1862 January 28, 1863 July 26

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

Samuel K. Carrigan Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3065
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from Samuel K. Carrigan, sent on May 25, 1862 from Camp Mag Hill near Chattanooga, to his brother William A. Carrigan in Society Hill, South Carolina. He discusses his discontent with his fellow solider's irreligiousness and his desire to transfer into another unit, as well as the fighting in which he was involved.

Dates: 1862 May 25

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

Sgt. William A. Smith Letter to J. O. Jones

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3776
Abstract

A letter was written by Sgt. William A. Smith, Co. B 71 Ind. 6th Cav., on October 5, 1863. He talks about Union occupation north of Knoxville, TN and the increased price of goods and foods in the Confederate states as oppsosed to the Union. He also writes about a brigade of women marching and carrying the U.S. flag. The letter was submitted to Mr. J. O. Jones, postmaster of Terre Haute, Indiana, in hopes that he could get it published in the local newspaper.

Dates: 1863 October 5

Silas L. Parker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2879
Abstract

The June 11, 1862 letter, written by 1st Lieutenant Silas L. Parker of Company B of the 44th Illinois Infantry, describes the movements of his Company, the rankings of officers, his promotion, and the available food supply; furthermore, he strongly requests a reply from his family.

Dates: 1862 June 11

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

Stephen Ward Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3032
Abstract

In this letter to his wife Nancy, Stephen Ward describes encountering Confederate cavalry on a recent scouting mission, the inclement winter weather, and foraging for food and supplies. He also complains that his recent exertions have left him "as sore as an old Government mule" and mentions that a wealthy Union sympathizer had been hung after two of his Confederate neighbors betrayed him shortly before Ward's unit arrived in the area.

Dates: 1863 February 18

T. J. Crawford Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3413
Abstract

In this letter to his brother Joe, Thomas J. Crawford mentions that he is tired of fighting and reports that three of the men from his company that are being kept prisoner in Elmira, New York have died. He also responds to his brother's letters about girls wearing him out.

Dates: 1864 November 6

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

T. M. Schleier Panoramic Photograph of Knoxville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1803
Abstract

This collection houses a four piece panoramic photograph of Knoxville, Tennessee taken by T. M. Schleier in 1865 and John S. Van Gilder's 1936 manuscript identifying each of the objects shown.

Dates: 1865, 1936 December 2

T. P. Bateman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2925
Abstract

This letter from Lieutenant Colonel T. P. Bateman of Centerville, Tennessee was sent to D. Cambell and E. Cook on April 6, 1861 concerning the appointment of his fellow townsman Colonel Nunelly as postmaster of the town of Centreville, Tenn. The appointment is dependent on the removal of Secesh sympathizer and current postmaster Major Pleasant Hornbeak.

Dates: 1861 April 6

"The Civil War Through the Camera"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3166
Abstract This collection consists of a 1912 paperback booklet entitled "The Civil War Through the Camera" containing text by historian Henry W. Elson and photographs taken by Matthew Brady and others. This booklet is the sixteenth and final part of a series documenting the Civil War, particularly through photographs, and is subtitled, "The Last Invasion of Tennessee, Franklin and Nashville, the Fall of Petersburg, Appomattox and Lee's Surrender." This final part covers the end of the war, including...
Dates: 1912

Theodore N. Hyde Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2862
Abstract

This November 19, 1863, letter is from Theodore N. Hyde of the 9th Iowa Infantry, written in Bridgeport, Ala., to his parents. In the letter, Hyde writes of the hard marching along the Tennessee River and battling a rebel force in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Dates: 1863 November 19

Thomas A. Walker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3106
Abstract

This collection houses one letter from Captain Thomas A. Walker, superintendent of the Memphis branch of the Freedman's Bureau, to Captain C. H. H. Clark. Walker answers an accusation that black troops in his district have been engaging in brutality and robbery, giving evidence of their innocence.

Dates: 1864 May 2

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Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 4
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 4
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Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 3
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Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 3
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 3
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 3
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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
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Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination. 2
Lookout Mountain (Appalachian Mountains). 2
Lookout Mountain, Battle of, Tenn., 1863. 2
Morristown (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Perryville, Battle of, Perryville, Ky., 1862. 2
Photographs. 2
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 2
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864. 2
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 2
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Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 2
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Tennessee River -- Pictorial works. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry. 2
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United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 69th (1861-1865). 2
United States. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 2
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. 2
Women -- Tennessee -- Diaries. 2
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 1
Binghamton (N.Y.) -- History. 1
Bolivar (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Catholic Church -- Clergy. 1
Centerville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863. 1
Christianity -- Southern States. 1
Church of God (Cleveland, Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 1
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