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Talbot Greene Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0058
Abstract This collection consists of a typescript copy of a 22-page memoir entitled The Bivouac: or, Life in the General Army of the Kentucky by Talbot Greene (sometimes spelled Talbert Green). This manuscript lists the officers and men of the 26th Tennessee Infantry (also called the 3rd East Tennessee Volunteers), documents life in the unit's camp, describes the places that the unit visited, provides reconstructions of the conversations of some of the soldiers, and prints...
Dates: 1861

Thomas Doak Edington Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1181
Abstract

This collection consists of a typed copy of Thomas Doak Edington's diary which he kept while serving as a Captain in Company A of the 6th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (USA) during the Civil War. In it, he discuses his unit's movements, camp life, his health, battles, the weather, foraging for food and supplies, drills, pickets, and administrative tasks. This transcript also includes a forward by John F. Edington and a list of the members of Company A still living as of November 15, 1917.

Dates: 1862 March 2-1865 May 11, 1898 June 13, 1917 November 15

W. Dwight Reinhardt Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2243
Abstract

W. Dwight Reinhardt's July 8, 1862 letter to Sarah Blackburn in Yadkin County, NC, discusses that 23rd Tennessee Regiment (CSA) will soon move from Tupelo, MS, into Tennessee. He also passes along stories of skirmishes fought by the 4th North Carolina.

Dates: 1862 July 8

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. R. Boggs Reminiscences

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Identifier: MS-0879
Abstract In this typescript (written at his daughter's often repeated request to know something of my war history) W. R. Boggs recounts his service as a Confederate officer during the Civil War. He begins his narrative with his departure from the U. S. Army at the start of the conflict and continues on to describe his service as head of the Confederate Ordnance Bureau, as Colonel and Chief Engineer of the Georgia State Forces, as a staff officer for General E. Kirby Smith (during which time he...
Dates: 1891 January 16, circa 1911

W. T. Presley Letter

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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

William A. Huddard Papers

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Identifier: MS-2119
Abstract

This is a collection of sixty-one Civil War letters written by William A. Huddard to his father. The letters begin in June of 1861 and end in April of 1864. Huddard’s letters to his father describe many aspects of life in the western armies during the Civil War. He describes battles, camp life, enemy combatants, the environment, furloughs, his health, rumors, and weather.

Dates: 1861-1864

William Jay Smith Autobiographical Sketch

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Identifier: MS-0909
Abstract

In this autobiographical sketch, William Jay Smith describes his military career and ends with his election to the Tennessee Senate in 1867.

Dates: circa 1867

William T. Presley Correspondence

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Identifier: MS-2783
Abstract William T. Presley of Company A of the 1st Alabama Cavalry wrote these two letters to his wife, Henrietta (Ward) Presley, in Prattville, Alabama. In the first letter, dated September 30, 1862 from camp direction Chattanooga, Presley mentions his need for a new horse, arguing that "all men that are worthy property ought to help us poor creatures that have left our families to fight to protect them as well as our own families." In the second letter, dated April 7, 1863 from camp near...
Dates: 1862 September 30, 1863 April 7

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 57
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 30
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 14
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Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 10
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Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 3
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 3
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 3
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Confederate States of America. Army -- History. 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 26th. 2
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 2
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Loudon County (Tenn.) 2
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 2
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Soldiers -- Ohio. 2
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 2
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 113th (1861-1864) 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 13th (1861-1864) 2
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 1
Blount County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Bolivar (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863. 1
Confederate States of America. Army -- Missouri Calvary Regiment, 6th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 1st. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 20th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 23rd. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 4th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 5th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 63rd. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 9th. 1
Cumberland County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) 1
Diaries. 1
Dueling -- Germany -- History. 1
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 1
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Heidelberg (Germany) -- Description and travel. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 1
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Lauderdale County (Tenn.) 1
Meridian (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Personal narratives, American. 1
Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Military weapons. 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Missouri -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Ordnance 1
Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Selma (Ala.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Soldiers -- Florida -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Diaries. 1
Soldiers -- Kentucky -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- North Carolina -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania. 1
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Diaries. 1
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Spring Hill, Battle of, Spring Hill, Maury County, Tenn., 1864. 1
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals. 1
Tennessee -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950. 1
Tennessee -- Social life and customs. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Tennessee. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- Pennsylvania Infantry -- 111th. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans. 1
United States. Army -- Pay, allowances, etc. 1
United States. Army. Artillery Regiment, 4th. 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 24th (1861-1864). 1
United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1863-1865). 1
United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 7th (1861-1864). 1
United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1863-1865). 1
United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 25th (1862-1865). 1
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