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Union Soldier's Letter from Knoxville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2247
Abstract

In an October 29, 1863 letter to his friends and family at home in New Hampshire, John, a Union soldier in Knoxville, writes of traveling through East Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 October 29

Union Soldier's Letter regarding the Battle of Shiloh

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2662
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter written by a Civil War Soldier, Nathan, to his sister on May 26, 1862. The letter was sent from Columbia, Tenn. to Kansasville, Wis., and was addressed to Rachel Crawford. Nathan writes of past correspondence with his sister, and others. He also tells of some fighting he has heard coming from Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn. and Corinth, MS.

Dates: 1862 May 26

United Charities of Clarksville, Tenn., Minute Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2479
Abstract

The United Charities of Clarksville, Tenn., Minute Book, 1910-1925, records the attendees and synopses of reports presented at the meetings of the organization. Also included in the collection are pamphlets and loose sheets of notes that were found in the back of the minute book.

Dates: 1910-1925

United Daughters of the Confederacy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0191
Abstract

This collection consists of selected papers from the Admiral Franklin Buchanan Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy presented throughout 1956.

Dates: 1956

Uriah Fleshman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3235
Abstract

Uriah Fleshman of the 118th Ohio Infantry wrote this letter at Camp Soudon, Tennessee on October 25, 1863 just before the Battle of Resaca. He discusses recent skirmishes between his regiment and the nearby Confederate troops as well as the imminent battle.

Dates: 1863 October 25

Uriah Scott Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3275
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters written by Uriah Scott. He wrote one to his niece from Fort Pillow, Tennessee on February 27, 1863 and one to his mother from Union City, Tennessee on November 20, 1863. In these letters, Scott describes serving picket guard, mentions fighting in a small battle, and discusses family life. A short note on the back of the letter to his niece addressed to J. J. Weller discusses a business matter involving a black laborer.

Dates: 1863 February 21, 1863 November 20

Urias Fleshman Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3035
Abstract

In this March 27, 1864 letter to his sister, Urias Fleshman discusses his life in the military and conveys information gathered from other people's letters.

Dates: 1864 March 27

Virginia P. Moore Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3821
Abstract

This collection contains letters, photographs, articles, notes, and other material documenting the work of Virginia P. Moore, an early home demonstration agent in Tennessee.

Dates: 1880-1940

W. A. Cobb Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2976
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter dated April 6 from W. A. Cobb in Medon, Tennessee, to Miss Mollie.

Dates: circa 1850s

W. D. Carnes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2250
Abstract

In a March 23, 1861 letter to his children, W. D. Carnes, then president of Franklin College in Franklin, Tenn., writes of an illness sweeping through the school, fundraising activities, and news of three students who were violent Secessionists leaving the school.

Dates: 1861 March 23

W. G. Brownlow Article

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0926
Abstract

William G. Brownlow, publisher and editor of Brownlow’s Knoxville Whig, published this article in his newspaper on June 17, 1868. The piece, titled the "McMinn County Manifesto," refers to two articles published in Samuel P. Ivins’ Athens Post on October 3 and 10, 1862.

Dates: 1868 June 17

W. G. McAdoo Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0241
Abstract

These four microfilm reels house copies of W. G. McAdoo's diaries dating from 1846 to 1894.

Dates: 1846-1894

W. Gibbs McAdoo Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2232
Abstract

The W. Gibbs McAdoo letter, written November 8, 1860, describes the mood in Knoxville, Tenn., after Lincoln's election. He also tells of an incident in which someone tied a tin bucket and a note reading "Going out of the Union" to a dog and turned it loose on Gay Street.

Dates: 1860 November 8

W. L. Salsbury Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2853
Abstract

A letter written from W. L Salsbury at Hurricane Bridge, Tenn., to his wife, dated August 4, 1864. Salsbury writes that he will soon be coming home from his service, and passes along news regarding his company.

Dates: 1864 August 4

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

W. T. Kennerly Memorandum Regarding the Death of General John H. Morgan

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0442
Abstract

W. T. Kennerly wrote this memorandum in 1936 to record a conversation he had with John Bell Brownlow in approximately 1912 regarding Brownlow's memories of General John H. Morgan's death. Brownlow witnessed Morgan's death while commanding the 9th Tennessee Cavalry (USA) near Greeneville, Tennessee in 1864. Two versions of the memorandum are present. One is a typewritten final copy and the other a photocopy of a draft bearing Kennerly's handwritten annotations.

Dates: 1936 December 9

W. T. Presley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2135
Abstract W. T. Presley wrote this letter to his wife, Henrietta (Ward) Presley, while he was serving with Company D of the 1st Alabama Cavalry. In it, he discusses a pony that he had purchased to send home to his sons (Gus and Fate), describes selling his old horse (named Stonewall) and purchasing a new one that can better tolerate military life, recounts his unit's retreat from Tennessee after the fall of Vicksburg, sends news of family and friends serving in the Confederate military, and expresses...
Dates: 1863 July 14

Wade Keyes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3103
Abstract

This collection consists of a brief letter from Wade Keyes dated Richmond, August 14, 1861, to J. L. Ramsey in Knoxville. Keyes confirms Ramsey's appointment as attorney for the District of Tennessee.

Dates: 1861 August 14

Walter L. Morris Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3669
Abstract

The Walter L. Morris Papers document the Knoxville native’s more than 50-year career in the movie theater business, managing movie theaters for Paramount (Publix), Warner Bros., and 20th Century Fox (Fox West Coast) and running his own theaters in Knoxville and Oak Ridge, Tenn. The collection includes biographical papers, theater promotional and operational papers, movie producer papers and movie reels from 1910-1999, with the bulk of the material covering 1922-1983.

Dates: 1910-1999, undated

Wartburg (Tenn.) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2468
Abstract

The Wartburg (Tenn.) Collection, 1864-1925 (bulk 1864-1896), contains numerous letters to residents of or regarding life in Wartburg, Tenn. (Morgan County). All of these documents except for the single letter from 1925 are written in German. Some of the topics covered include Civil War-era Chattanooga (letter dated March 29, 1864), the Southern Express Company of Knoxville (November 6, 1868), and alcohol production and prices (many of the letters from the 1880s and 1890s).

Dates: 1864-1925 (bulk 1864-1896)

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 289
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 169
Tennessee -- History. 81
Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 43
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 41
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 40
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 29
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 24
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 22
Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 12
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 12
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 11
Tennessee -- Commerce. 11
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 10
Tennessee -- History -- 20th century. 9
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 8
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
Railroads -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 8
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 8
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 8
Cherokee Indians -- Tennessee -- History. 7
Correspondence. 7
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 7
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 7
Mills and mill-work -- Tennessee -- History. 7
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 7
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 7
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 7
Tennessee -- Genealogy. 7
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 7
Tennessee -- Religion. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 7
University of Tennessee, Knoxville -- History. 7
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 6
Courts -- Tennessee -- History. 6
Governors -- Tennessee. 6
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
Slavery -- Tennessee 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
Education, Higher -- Tennessee -- History. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 5
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 5
Railroads -- Tennessee -- History. 5
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 5
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 5
Tennessee -- History -- 18th century. 5
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 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
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 4
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Tennessee. 4
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 4
Tennessee -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 4
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 4
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 4
Account books -- Tennessee. 3
African Americans -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Banks and banking -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Cherokee Indians -- History. 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
Court records -- Tennessee. 3
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 3
Davidson County (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Dickson County (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Education -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Elections -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Freedmen -- Tennessee. 3
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 3
Land grants -- Tennessee. 3
Methodist Church -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 3
Politicians -- Tennessee. 3
Slavery -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 3
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 3
Tennessee -- Description and travel. 3
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories. 3
Tennessee -- Pictorial works. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals. 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, 10th (1863-1865). 3
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