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Alfred E. Waldo Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3184
Abstract

A single letter, written October 26, 1863, by Alfred Edward Waldo to his parents. In the letter, he details the defense of Knoxville, Tennessee against General James Longstreet's attack as well as writing of his rations and requesting for new clothes.

Dates: 1863 October 26

Charles H. Roney Civil War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3775
Abstract

Two letters from Sgt. Charles H. Roney of the Union Army to his parents, written on April 13, 1862, and June 30, 1862. He tells his parents of his company's plans to capture the Cumberland Gap and of his pay that he intends on sending home to them.

Dates: 1862 April 13, June 30

Colonel Geza Mihalotzy Ordnance Receipt

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2161
Abstract

In this document, Mihalotzy reports that the equipment his men are currently using is unserviceable.

Dates: 1863 June 2

David W. Humphrey Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3105
Abstract

This collection houses two letters from David Humphrey (signed D. W. H.) to Julia written from Union Headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 26 and December 17 of 1862. The letters discuss life in camp, General Rosecrans' good performance, family news, news of the war in Tennessee and Virginia, food being sent by the family to camp, Humphrey's desire to return home, and his love for Julia.

Dates: 1862 November 26, December 17

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

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

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

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

George W. Douglas Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2142
Abstract

In a letter written February 4, 1865 from the Officers' Hospital in Knoxville, Tenn., to Colonel Cross, George W. Douglas writes concerning his desire for an artifical leg to help him walk.

Dates: 1865 February 4

George W. Ross Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2151
Abstract

In this letter to his sister, Rebecca F. Ross, George W. Ross relates news about his service with the Indiana 8th Cavalry.

Dates: 1863 November 15

Harry C. Cushing Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1334
Abstract This collection consists primarily of two sets of letters that Harry C. Cushing wrote to his mother, father, and friend Ned Atwell while serving in the U.S. Civil War. The first set of letters is composed of photocopies of original letters held at the Rhode Island Historical Society. The second set are originals written between September 1860 and November 1864 and include the letters that Cushing wrote while stationed in Tennessee from November 1862 to March 1864. Many of these documents...
Dates: 1861 October 1-1865 January 1, undated

Henry A. Colvin Special Order

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2140
Abstract

This document instructs Henry Colvin to go to Decatur, Alabama from Nashville, Tennessee and procure missing rolls and returns for Tennessee.

Dates: 1865

Henry Warren Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3417
Abstract

In this diary, Henry Warren describes his service with the 20th Tennessee Infantry Regiment (CSA) in Tennessee and Kentucky. A document signed by Governor Isham G. Harris inside the diary nominates Warren as a Drill Master and orders him to report for duty. Both of these items have been transcribed onto a CD housed with the collection.

Dates: 1861 July 10-November 4

J. C. Gates Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2155
Abstract

This collection consists of an April 11, 1864, letter from Union soldier J. C. Gates in Ringgold, Ga., to his wife in Ohio. Gates mentions the arrival of Col. Brownlow and the East Tennessee Cavalry and discusses the fish supply in the local rivers.

Dates: 1864 April 11

J. S. Hanna Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3168
Abstract

A handwritten letter from J. S. Hanna to an unknown recipient written circa November 24, 1862 from Fort Saunderson, Bolivar, TN. The letter discusses his time at his time at the fort including sickness and weather.

Dates: circa 1862 November 24

James Cooper Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2162
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from Confederate soldier Jason Cooper, dated December 5, 1863 from Dalton, Ga. To his dear friend Farley, Cooper writes about the Confederate evacuation of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Dates: 1863 December 5

James Pritchard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2154
Abstract

In this letter written from Waverly, Tenn., and dated February 16, 1864, James E. Pritchard of the 8th Iowa Cavalry writes to his brother John. He comments that the Rebels will never regain a hold on East Tennessee, noting that in Waverly, 300 Confederates surrendered and took the oath of allegiance.

Dates: 1864 February 16

John A. Curran Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3010
Abstract

This collection consists of a transcription of an 1864 Civil War diary, written by John A. Curran of the 32nd Iowa Regiment, Co. B. It covers the time period from July 11, 1864 to February 11, 1865.

Dates: 1864 July 11-1865 February 11

John M. Kelly Diary and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3319
Abstract This collection consists primarily of the 110-page diary that John M. Kelly kept while serving with the 141st New York Infantry Regiment. In it, he speaks of the weather conditions, his activities, and troop movements, including his unit's march south to join General Ulysses S. Grant's forces in Chattanooga and their later participation in Major General William T. Sherman's campaigns in the Carolinas. Also included are two pension certificates. The first dates from 1911 and awards John M....
Dates: 1863 July-1864 January

John McNickle Laird Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2130
Abstract

John McNickle Laird, Jr. of the Ohio 124th Infantry Regiment (U. S.) writes to his mother, Julia Laird, from a camp near Knoxville, Tennessee and from Marietta, Georgia.

Dates: 1863-1864

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
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Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 9
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Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 7
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
Correspondence. 5
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 2
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 2
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 2
Bolivar (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863. 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, 20th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 4th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 9th. 1
Cumberland County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) 1
Diaries. 1
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Lauderdale County (Tenn.) 1
Loudon County (Tenn.) 1
Meridian (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Military weapons. 1
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 1
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Ordnance 1
Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Selma (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Soldiers -- Florida -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Diaries. 1
Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Ohio. 1
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania. 1
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Diaries. 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals. 1
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 1
Tennessee -- Social life and customs. 1
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Tennessee. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- Pennsylvania Infantry -- 111th. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 1
United States. Army -- Pay, allowances, etc. 1
United States. Army. Artillery Regiment, 4th. 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 24th (1861-1864). 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, 10th (1863-1865). 1
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1864) 1
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 141st (1862-1865). 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, 1st (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. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 111th (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 78th (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Rhode Island Light Artillery Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 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, 8th (1862-1865). 1
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 1
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Women -- Tennessee -- Knoxville -- Diaries. 1
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