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In this letter to Joseph Mayberry in Knoxville, Tennessee, Andrew Bishop (who is being held as a prisoner of war at Point Lookout, Maryland) appeals to Mayberry's generous spirit for some small pecuniary assistance ... to get some small necessary articles. Bishop served with the 3rd East Tennessee Infantry (CSA) before his capture. Researchers should note that Mayberry should most likely be spelled Mabry.
This letter from Union solider A. S. Andrews, dated four days after the Battle of Shiloh, describes the battle's aftermath.
This collection houses a handwritten manuscript entitled War Experiences of Edwin Floyd Wiley documenting Wiley's military service during the Civil War as well as a photograph of Wiley himself.
This collection consists of a single letter written by Edwin L. Stanton informing the mother of a Confederate soldier that the Secretary of War had granted her permission to see and converse with her son, a prisoner of war at Camp Morton in Indiana.
This October 9, 1863, letter is to a Mr. A. Douglas from George E. Moore of the Signal Corps under Gen. Thomas in Chattanooga, Tenn. Moore notifies Douglas that rebel forces captured John [no last name] as a prison of war when returning from the Sequachee Valley, and he details the circumstances surrounding the capture.
The letter is written by Gustavus A. Peltzer, dated July 2, 1863, and is addressed to his friend Ellis. The letter, written in response to previous correspondence from Ellis, details the events that led to his imprisonment in Knoxville, Tennessee. The collection also contains the original envelope used for this correspondance.
James R. Delaunay collected these autographs from fellow prisoners of war while he was incarcerated in Johnson's Island, Ohio from December of 1864 to June of 1865. This item is a transcription of the original booklet, which was then in the possession of the Collierville Herald.
This collection consists of correspondence from Levi Dysinger, a Union soldier, to his wife Harriet in Paulding County, Ohio. The letters are written from Huntsville, Alabama and date from March to May of 1865. They recount how Private Dysinger's brothers, Henry and Isaac, contracted (and eventually died from) measles while soldiers.
This collection houses letters of recommendation for Samuel Boyd, correspondence to and from Samuel Boyd (including two letters he wrote while being held prisoner at Camp Chase, Ohio during the Civil War), genealogical notes, invitations, newspaper clippings, and resolutions on the deaths of Samuel and Isabella (Reed) Boyd.
This collection consists of a letter from Samuel K. Carrigan, sent on May 25, 1862 from Camp Mag Hill near Chattanooga, to his brother William A. Carrigan in Society Hill, South Carolina. He discusses his discontent with his fellow solider's irreligiousness and his desire to transfer into another unit, as well as the fighting in which he was involved.
In this letter, Thad Roberts of the 148th New York Infantry writes home to cos. Roberts discusses the spread of disease through Nashville, Tennessee where the 148th is stationed. He also mentions the conditions of the regiment's weapons as well as their prisoner of war and death counts.
This collection consists of a letter by Confederate soldier Walter Ryall to his father Thomas C. Ryall in Shelbyville, Tennessee. The letter is written from the Tennessee State Penitentiary and is dated July 4, 1863.
This collection is a diary written by William A. Mayo of Monroe County, Tennessee between the years 1861 and 1866. The majority of the diary Mayo recounts daily life during his years as a captured captain in the Confederate Army as well as a list of fellow prisoners. Mayo was kept in a Union prison on Johnson's Island in Lake Erie. This item is a typescript.
This collection consists of ten letters and five envelopes from Union soldier William Styer to his wife Susannah (Defenbaugh) Styer dating from 1862 November 12 to 1863 September 5. One letter was written in Camp Morton, Indiana; one was written on board the Ohio Belle; and the rest were written from Fort Pickering, Tennessee.
- Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. X
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 15
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 7
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 7
- Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 3
- Johnson Island Prison. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons, Confederate. 2
- Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Andersonville Prison -- History. 1
- Christianity -- Southern States. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army of Tennessee -- Artillery. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 3rd. 1
- Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 6th. 1
- Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 1
- Point Lookout (Md.) -- History. 1
- Presbyterians -- Tennessee. 1
- Richmond (Va.) -- History. 1
- Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 1
- Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- South Carolina -- Correspondence. 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Autographs. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 1
- United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 89th (1862-1865). 1
- Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 1 ∧ less