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Andrew Johnson Certificates

Identifier: MS-3294

This collection consists of two documents signed by Andrew Johnson, then Governor of Tennessee, in 1863 and 1864. The first certificate appoints Thomas J. Cypert Captain in the Regiment of Union Guards of Tennessee Volunteers, and the second appoints James M. Moore First Lieutenant of Company A in the Second Regiment of the Mounted Infantry of Tennessee.

Dates: 1863-1864

Andrew Tousley Letter

Identifier: MS-2896

Andrew Tousley wrote this letter to his friend and former classmate Amanda White from camp near Nashville, Tennessee on November 29, 1862. In it, he discusses his religious faith, serving under the command of General Rosencrans, and recent military happenings.

Dates: 1862 November 29

Ann E. Hannum Letter

Identifier: MS-3407

Ann Eliza (White) Hannum wrote this letter to her son, Dr. Frank H. Hannum, on March 14, 1862. In it, she speaks of a married man who has been living in illicit intercourse with a woman. She also discusses the many men going to war, saying that "it is a deplorable condition, when will god see fit to end this terrible war. Oh my son turn your thoughts to god and prepare for when some time his summons comes whether in a peaceful bed or terrible field."

Dates: 1862 March 14

Annie G. McDowell Postcards

Identifier: MS-0139

This collection houses postcards printed in 1906 and sent to Annie G. McDowell of Asheville, North Carolina in 1908 and 1909. All of the cards show scenes of Knoxville and Tennessee.

Dates: 1906

Army of the Cumberland Quartermaster's Report

Identifier: MS-2904

In a letter dated 1865 May 5 the chief quartermaster of the Army of the Cumberland, E. B. Carling, sends his annual report for the month of March to his superior, A. J. Mackay. The letter was sent internally from the quartermaster's office located in Nashville, Tenn. The letter concerns the movements of the Army of the Cumberland's 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th Cavalry divisions throughout the state of Mississippi.

Dates: 1865 May 5

Arthur Crozier-Joseph C. Moore Deposition

Identifier: MS-2301

This collection contains a deposition taken by the hand of Arthur Crozier, Justice of the Peace for Anderson County, in the two cases of Charles Y. Oliver vs. Charles McCormick in 1835.

Dates: 1835 February 7

Asa M. Weston Letter

Identifier: MS-2861

This May 26, 1864, letter is from Asa M. Weston, of the 50th Ohio Infantry, Company K, written in Cleveland, Tenn., to his sister. In the letter, Weston writes that he has been left in Cleveland to take charge of baggage while the rest of his regiment is in Georgia with Sherman's army.

Dates: 1864 May 26

Asa M. Weston Letter

Identifier: MS-2965

In this letter to his sister, Asa M. Weston discusses being close to Knoxville and President Lincoln's call for more draftees.

Dates: 1864 February 18

B. Dufield Letter

Identifier: MS-3108

In this letter to John Lellyett, Treasury Agent Benjamin Dufield reports that Federal troops have been confiscating cotton without orders from the Treasury Department even though the region they are working in is not pro-Confederate. Dufield also expresses his hope that higher officials will take action to correct the problem.

Dates: 1863 August 8

B. F. James Notebook

Identifier: MS-2229

The B. F. James Notebook, ca. 1865-1871, contains an account of the military actions of James, a Sergeant with the 51st Consolidated Tennessee Infantry (Confederate), as well as records of James' business transactions from the late 1860's and early 1870's.

Dates: circa 1865-1871

B. F. Sherman Collection

Identifier: MS-2159

This collection consists of a receipt for corn and horses delivered to the 10th Michigan Cavalry in January of 1864 during the Knoxville Campaign.

Dates: 1865 July 2

B. R. McKinnie Carte de Visite

Identifier: MS-2427

This collection contains a single black and white carte de visite of B. R. McKinnie (sometimes spelled McKinney). The date on the verso side (1861-1865) suggests this photograph was taken during the Civil War.

Dates: circa 1861-circa 1865

Barbara Cueter Papers

Identifier: MS-3300

This collection houses original letters, poems, photographs, and drawings documenting Nettie Alma (Blevins) Buttram, formerly of Oneida, Tennessee and the subject of Barbara Cueter's historical fiction memoir entitled Sand Against the Wind. Additionally, this collection contains the notes and drafts that Cueter created while writing and editing the book.

Dates: circa 1970s-2000s

Ben Mason Letter

Identifier: MS-2949

This collection contains one letter written by Ben Mason while he was stationed on the Tennessee-Virginia border in Bristol-Goodson.

Dates: 1862 December 11

Benjamin F. Wright Letter

Identifier: MS-3475

Benjamin F. Wright wrote this letter describing encounters with Confederate sharpshooters near Bridgeport, Tennessee on March 12, 1864.

Dates: 1864 March 12

Bentley Family Papers

Identifier: MS-2358

This collection contains two series: the first consisting of personal correspondence, mostly to Blanche (Spurlock) Bentley in the 1920s and 1930s and the second consisting of notes, clippings, and photographs regarding genealogy of Blanche (Spurlock) Bentley's family.

Dates: 1859-circa 1950

Benton L. Thompson Siege of Knoxville Letter

Identifier: MS-3005

This Civil War letter was written by Benton L. Thompson of the Union Army, and contains general details of his journey to Knoxville, Tennessee by railway and by foot for the Siege of Knoxville.

Dates: 1863 November 22

Brown Ayres Diplomas and Other Materials

Identifier: AR-0741
Abstract This collection consists primarily of earned and honorary diplomas awarded to Brown Ayres by such institutions as Tulane University, Washington and Lee College, Stevens Institute of Technology, and the University of the South. Also included are biographical sketches of Brown Ayres, resolutions passed by the University of Tennessee's Board of Trustees to honor Ayres after his death, a sketch of Katie (Anderson) Ayres' life, and other materials (including an undated family portrait)...
Dates: 1872 June 27-circa 1939

Burchfiel Family Genealogy

Identifier: MS-2532

This collection contains a two volume set of papers on the Burchfiel family compiled in 2000, in conjunction with the dedication of the William W. Burchfiel, Sr. Geography Building on the University of Tennessee campus (Knoxville).

Dates: 2000

Bureau for Colored Troops Muster Roll

Identifier: MS-3335
Abstract This ledger, entitled Register of Muster-In and Muster-Out of U. S. Colored Troops During the Rebellion of 1861, contains muster-in records for Batteries A, B, C, D, F, G, H, I, K, and L of the 1st Battalion of the 3rd Heavy Artillery and muster-out records for Battery A. Batteries A, B, C, D, G, I, K, and M mustered in at Memphis, Tennessee, while Batteries F, H, and L mustered in at Fort Pickering, Tennessee. All of the musters-in took place in 1863, and Battery A mustered out in Memphis...
Dates: 1863-1866

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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
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Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 5
Account books -- Tennessee. 4
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
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Tennessee -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783. 4
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 4
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African Americans -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 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
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- Pictorial works. 3
Land grants -- Tennessee. 3
Methodist Church -- Tennessee -- History. 3
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 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 -- 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
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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