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A. H. Pierce Collection

Identifier: MS-3351

This collection houses a cased ambrotype of a Union soldier (probably A. H. Pierce), a photograph of Grandpa Bailey, A. H. Pierce's diary, a guard duty ticket from Camp McClellan, Iowa, and a three-fold pocket surgery kit.

Dates: 1862-1863

Anything for Their Comfort: Chattanooga Hospitals During the Civil War

Identifier: MS-3356

Amanda Allbright wrote this research paper, entitled "Anything for Their Comfort: Chattanooga Hospitals During the Civil War," for an Anthropology 411 class taught by Dr. Benita Howell at the University of Tennessee in 2005. In it, she discusses the conditions found in Civil War hospitals in and around Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dates: 2005

J. S. Hanna Letter

Identifier: MS-3168

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

Joseph and Martha Stewart Letters

Identifier: MS-3046

This collection contains two letters written on one sheet of paper. The first, from Martha Stewart to her husband Joseph (dated November 30, 1864) details the daily happenings in Franklin Square, Ohio. The second, from hospitalized Joseph in Murfreesboro, Tenn., to his wife and children (dated December 24-25, 1864) discusses the Battle of Nashville.

Dates: 1864 November 30-December 25

Samuel Hollingsworth Stout Collection

Identifier: MS-2127

The Stout collection contains a several documents relating to Samuel Hollingsworth Stout, who served as a Confederate surgeon during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1849-1893