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Joseph C. Read Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3705
Abstract

This collection contains the official and personal documents of Joseph C. Read through his Union Army military career in the Civil War and subsequent retirement in Fernandina, Florida. Read, during the war, rose from the rank of Sergeant to Brevet Colonel, supplied General Sherman’s siege of Atlanta, as well as partook in many of the major battles in the South during the Civil War.

Dates: 1861-1890

Joseph W. Gibson Quartermaster Claim

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0057
Abstract

This document is a quartermaster claim by Joseph W. Gibson for the acquisition by Col. Horatio G. Gibson (Union) of one horse for the 2nd Ohio Heavy Artillery Battery. The claim is dated the third of June, 1868 in McMinn County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1868 June 3

Josiah Reed Diary, Letter, and Sermon

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3315
Abstract

This collection houses a diary documenting Josiah Reed's service in the Civil War, a letter requesting an additional bounty for his service, and a sermon that was delivered at his burial.

Dates: 1863-1868, 1884

Julius E. Thomas Diary and Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2170
Abstract

This collection contains the diary and daybook of Julius E. Thomas, 2nd Sergeant and Chief Bugler of Company F, 1st Tennessee Cavalry (Union). Entries range from August 5, 1864 through April 5, 1865. Thomas writes about the movement of his company throughout Tennessee. Part of the book contains notations of supplies used for construction.

Dates: 1864-1865

Kate Thornberg Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2908
Abstract

In this letter to her sister Veronica Boyers in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Nashville resident Kate Thornberg tells of freezing weather and a lack of food due to the influx of Union Soldiers and Confederate refugees and the Union's control of the Lexington and Nashville Railway Line.

Dates: 1864 December 10

L. J. Swiney Discharge Documents and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3409
Abstract The first document in this collection (signed by Captain Alfred A. Dysart and approved by Colonels James W. Starnes and William S. McLemore) indicates that L. J. Swiney has been honorably discharged from the 3rd Tennessee Cavalry Regiment (CSA) by reason of a substitute. Another paper (singed by Colonel John S. Scott) indicates how much pay Swiney is due and a letter (signed by William M. Robinson and approved by Colonels James W. Starnes and William S. McLemore) instates Richard H. Bryant...
Dates: 1862 September 26-June 27, circa 1900

L. T. Mathews Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2169
Abstract

In this letter, Mathews tells his wife of his homesickness and of how the war changes a soldier's thoughts and behaviors.

Dates: 1863 November 7

Lenoir Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0016
Abstract

This collection houses financial papers, correspondence, land grants, and other materials documenting the Lenoir family of East Tennessee and North Carolina. These items describe the family's involvement with land in North Carolina and Tennessee, slavery, manufacturing, and the Confederate States of America.

Dates: 1783-1917; Majority of material found within 1830-1890

Leonard Councellor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1423
Abstract

This collection houses three orders and one letter concerning the operations of the 69th Ohio Infantry during 1862.

Dates: 1862 February 25-December 12

Letter to Bettie Bruner

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2168
Abstract

This letter from an unknown author to her sister, Bettie Bruner, describes the author's life in Clear Creek, Tennessee during the Civil War. It relates news of the family and mentions several military events.

Dates: circa 1860

Logan Goodpasture Service Records

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3172
Abstract

This collection consists of two service records from the Adjutant General's Office in Nashville, Tennessee for Logan Goodpasture, dated November 22, 1894. They confirm that he served with Company F of the 13th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry Volunteers during the Civil War.

Dates: 1894 November 22

M. D. Wilson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3840
Abstract

A single handwritten letter by Confederate soldier M. D. Wilson stationed at Cumberland Gap, TN on August 4, 1863.

Dates: 1863 August 4

M. H. Owen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3408
Abstract

M. H. Owen wrote this letter to his sister from Fort Pillow on March 22, 1862. In it, he describes his trip from Columbus, Kentucky to Fort Pillow and mentions the other regiments stationed there with him.

Dates: 1862 March 22

M. S. Charles Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0046
Abstract

M. S. Charles began keeping this diary in 1863. In it, he describes battalion training and events that took place around Clarksville, Tennessee. Also included are half of a military pass, a scrap of paper reading Mr Littleton, and a poem clipped from an unidentified newspaper.

Dates: 1863

Marcus Richardson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3732
Abstract

A four-page handwritten letter, signed "MR" by Lieutenant Marcus Richardson, sent to Captain Joseph Washington Anderson. Written from Cumberland Gap, Tenn., the letter details the reconnaissance and skirmish that took place at Cumberland Gap in the days prior under the command of Major General Edmund Kirby Smith. The letter is dated March 23, 1862.

Dates: 1862 March 23

Margaret Barton Crozier Ramsey Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0322
Abstract Margaret Barton Crozier Ramsey kept this diary while she was in exile in North Carolina during and shortly after the Civil War. In it, she describes the destruction of her home in Tennessee, her journey to and life in North Carolina, the churches she attended, her religious views, her homesickness for her life in Tennessee, and her feelings toward the Union Army. She also relates family news, including news of her sons and other family members serving in the Confederate Army. This document...
Dates: 1864-1885

Marion Bennett Ledger and Ambrotype

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2882
Abstract This collection consists primarily of a ledger that Marion Bennett compiled between 1886 and 1925. He begins with a brief history of the 59th Indiana Infantry, describing the unit's travel down the Mississippi River through such cities as New Madrid, Corinth, Moscow, and Memphis, the battles and campaigns they participated in (including the Siege of Vicksburg, the Atlanta Campaign, and Sherman's March to the Sea), and their travel through such battle sites as Chattanooga, Mission Ridge,...
Dates: circa 1860s, 1886 October 3-1925

Mary Francis (Fannie) Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3029
Abstract The collection contains thirty Civil War letters written to and from Binghamton, New York and a variety of places in Tennessee. Some of the letters are written on paper provided by the U. S. Christian Commission. Most of the letters still have their original envelopes, some with postmarks and stamps still affixed. The letters from Binghamton are written by Eliza Smith and D. D. Cooley, a friend of the family. The letters from Tennessee are written by William and Alfred Smith. There are also...
Dates: 1865, 1904-1920

Matthew A. Cowden and George A. Gammon Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3209
Abstract

This collection houses several letters written by Union soldier Matthew A. Cowden to his family in Pennsylvania and by Confederate soldier George A. Gammon. Cowden's letters illustrate the hardships of being a soldier, his longing for home, and his confidence in the Union Army's ability to defeat the Confederates. Gammon's letter shows an extreme hatred for the Union Army and speculates on movement of the Confederate Army in the coming days.

Dates: 1863 November 19-December 29

McAmis Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3358
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of letters that family and friends in Tazewell, Tennessee wrote to Mattie (Weir) McAmis in Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil War. Many of these letters were authored by Mattie's eldest daughters, Mary and Maggie. These letters, while mostly personal in content, also discuss Corinth, Mississippi and describe East Tennessee during the Federal occupation of early 1862. The collection also houses correspondence written to and from Mattie (McAmis) Mitchell...
Dates: 1860 March 10-1944 December 16 (bulk 1861-1866, 1944)

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 220
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 170
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 39
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 34
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 22
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 20
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 8
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 8
Soldiers -- Indiana -- 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
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 6
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 6
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 6
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Correspondence. 5
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 5
Tennessee -- History. 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
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 4
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 4
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 3
Copperhead movement. 3
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 3
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 3
Freedmen -- Tennessee. 3
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 3
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 3
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 3
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 3
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Protest movements. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Tennessee. 3
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 3
United States. Army of the Cumberland. 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
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 2
Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) 2
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
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
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 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
Slavery -- Tennessee 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 -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories. 2
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 2
Tennessee River -- Pictorial works. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Engineering and construction. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects. 2
United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century. 2
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
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