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Ephraim Tuttle Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044
Abstract

In this letter to his parents, Owen and Permelia (Cooper) Tuttle, Corporal Ephraim Tuttle discusses the Battle of Fort Sanders. He includes descriptions of Confederate casualties, estimating that the Confederate forces lost about 360 soldiers with approximately the same number taken prisoner. Tuttle goes on to detail skirmishes at Bean's Station, Blain's Crossroads, and Rockford and mentions the lack of supplies and struggles with commanding officers.

Dates: 1863 December 13

Erwin E. Mapp Slides of Tennessee Mills

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1507
Abstract

This collection was created by Erwin E. Mapp and consists of slides of Old Water Power Mills and Grist Mills in Tennessee.

Dates: 1975-1976

Essay on H. Clay Evans' 1894 Run for Governor of Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2503
Abstract

This collection contains one short essay on H. Clay Evans' run for governor of Tennessee in 1894. It mentions his opponent Walter Brownlow and Evans' asking that soldiers from the Civil War not be allowed to vote in the election for the Republican nomination.

Dates: undated

Ezra Decker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2984
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written by Ohio artilleryman Ezra Decker to Job Sweet. Decker was sick when he wrote the letter, which contains rumors about the war coming to an end and speculation as to Confederate troop movements after the impending fall of Richmond.

Dates: 1865 March 17

Ezra T. Stringer Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2780
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters regarding activities of Stringer's regiment, the 15th Ohio Infantry (Company A). In the first letter, written to a friend Ella, he discusses the Battle of Murfreesboro and the capture of General Willich. The second letter is addressed to the Regimental Quartermasters and includes instruction for a move to Nashville.

Dates: 1863

F. B. Ragland Autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1174
Abstract

This collection includes F. B. Ragland's autobiography, written in 1891 for the benefit of his children and to whom the work is affectionately dedicated. In it, Ragland discusses his ancestry, his immediate family, his work as a farmer and businessman, his service in the Tennessee State Legislature, his memories of the Civil War (including the emancipation of enslaved peoples), and his activities in retirement.

Dates: 1891 April 1

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

First Presbyterian Church Cemetery Record

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1494
Abstract

This collection contains a list of those buried in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Knoxville, Tennessee. The survey was conducted by Roscoe C. D'Armand in 1960, adding to a survey conducted by Dr. Andrew P. White in 1901, when several graves were moved in preparation of construction on the church. The typed document in 35 pages in length.

Dates: 1960

"Footnotes on the Death of John Hunt Morgan"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0877
Abstract

In this article, Forrest Conklin discusses the circumstances surrounding Confederate General John Hunt Morgan's death. The piece was published in the Tennessee Historical Quarterly in 1976.

Dates: circa 1976

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

Frank Dale Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2858
Abstract

This letter, postmarked May 26, 1862, in Nashville, Tenn., is from Civil War soldier Frank Dale to Kate Moull, who writes of seeing her the previous day and that he may be in Ohio during the winter.

Dates: 1862 May 26

Frederick D. Seely Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2972
Abstract

In this letter to his father, Dyer Seely, Frederick Seely writes of his health and of the condition of his unit. The letter was mailed from Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1864 May 2

G. R. McGee/History of Tennessee Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2830
Abstract

This collection contains a Tennessee History textbook and its manuscript written by G. R. McGee. The text book was published in 1919. The collection also contains correspondence between McGee and various book publishers, other McGee writings and drafts, a scrapbook, and other letters.

Dates: 1897-1920

G. W. Harral Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3133
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from G. W. Harral, written in a Confederate camp near Bristol, Tennessee on April 6, 1864, to his friend James Looke. Harral discusses high morale among the troops, speculates as to where they will go, and expresses his desire to remain in touch with his friends.

Dates: 1864 April 6

G. W. Young Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2240
Abstract

In a March 5, 1856 letter to his father in Chaplin, Conn., G. W. Young of Clarksville, Tenn. writes of the area's agricultural practices as well as the influence of a new railroad on coal mining and prices.

Dates: 1856 March 5

General Edmund Kirby Smith Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3731
Abstract

This collection contains a single handwritten letter from General Edmund Kirby Smith, writing from Knoxville, Tenn. on August 10, 1862, to Brigadier General Thomas Jordan, in Chattanooga, Tenn. The letter includes information on Union General Don Carlos Buell's forces via General John H. Morgan.

Dates: 1862 August 10

General Nathaniel C. McLean Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0043
Abstract

Nathaniel C. McLean wrote this letter to his wife, Mary Louise (Thompson) McLean, on May 3, 1864 while he was inspecting Union fortifications in and around Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1864 May 5

George Gates Lookout Mountain Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2874
Abstract

This collection consists of one letter written by Corporal George Gates to his aunt. It was written from his regiment's camp located to the left of Chattanooga, Tennessee on November 26, 1863. He re-counts for his aunt the Battle of Lookout Mountain on November 25, 1863. He mentions his regiment's movements, acquisitions, and casualties in the battle.

Dates: 1863 November 26

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

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Account books -- Tennessee. 3
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Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
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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
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