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9th Tennessee Regiment (CSA) Absent Without Leave Report

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2715
Abstract

This collection consists of a two-page report entitled Report of Absent without leave from 9th Tenn. Regt. Commanded by Col. H. L. Douglass. It is divided into five columns: Company, Name, Date of Absence, Residence, and Probable Present Locality. The report was prepared by Junius L. Hall, the unit's adjutant, and is signed by H. L. Douglass, the unit's commander.

Dates: 1862

10th Tennessee Cavalry, Company G, CSA Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2242
Abstract

In a December 28, 1899 manuscript, William L. Walker, a private with the 10th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA, provides a list of the members of Captain Thomas S. Easley's Company G.

Dates: 1899 December 28

A. E. Bishop Letter to Joseph Mayberry

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0727
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1864 June 19

Dr. R. B. Rosenburg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2477
Abstract

This collection contains research material (photocopies of documents, transcriptions of originals, correspondence, illustrations, and articles) from 1984 to 1992 surrounding Dr. R. B. Rosenburg's For the Sake of My Country: The Diary of Col. W. W. Ward, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, Morgan's Brigade, CSA.

Dates: 1984-1992

E. H. Rennolds Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0170
Abstract

E. H. Rennolds maintained these two diaries while he was serving with the 5th Tennessee Infantry (CSA) in 1863 and 1864 during the Civil War. In them, he describes his service in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee, including his participation in the battles of Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville.

Dates: 1863-1864

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

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

George Lewis Letter

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Identifier: MS-2944
Abstract

This collection houses one letter from George Lewis to his sister, Naracessa Hampton, of Casvade, Virginia. Lewis focuses on the plight of his sister, whose husband was apparently compelled to serve in the Confederate Army. He offers her advice and instructs her to keep her household in good condition.

Dates: 1865 January 28

Henry Bryan Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3199
Abstract

This collection houses a letter dated January 25, 1865 from Assistant Inspector General Major Henry Bryan (then stationed in Tombigbee River, Alabama) to Colonel George William Brent documenting the artillery units of the Confederate Army of Tennessee shortly before the Confederate surrender.

Dates: 1865 January 25

Henry Warren Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3417
Abstract

In this diary, Henry Warren describes his service with the 20th Tennessee Infantry Regiment (CSA) in Tennessee and Kentucky. A document signed by Governor Isham G. Harris inside the diary nominates Warren as a Drill Master and orders him to report for duty. Both of these items have been transcribed onto a CD housed with the collection.

Dates: 1861 July 10-November 4

J. P. Hollowell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3406
Abstract

J. P. Hollowell wrote this letter to his sister, Sallie Hollowell, from camp in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In it, he mentions that his unit has been looking for a fight, but their location is too well fortified. Hollowell also apologizes for not being home for Christmas and says that he wants a new pair of pants.

Dates: 1862 January 3

James Cooper Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2162
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from Confederate soldier Jason Cooper, dated December 5, 1863 from Dalton, Ga. To his dear friend Farley, Cooper writes about the Confederate evacuation of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Dates: 1863 December 5

James K. P. Sayler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2262
Abstract

The James K. P. Sayler Papers, 1857-1943, contain correspondence, writings and speeches, bills, contracts, and other papers related to the life of Sayler, a Confederate soldier stationed in Vicksburg, MS, during the Civil War and a teacher Romeo, Tenn. Among the topics discussed are pre-Civil War politics (particularly in Missouri), military life and movement during the war, and educational and religious theory.

Dates: 1857-1943

Jas. F. Fletcher Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3411
Abstract

Jas. F. Fletcher Jr. wrote this letter to Major E. S. Burford in Dalton, Georgia on April 26, 1864. It refers to a number of affidavits (not included) documenting a black mare that was stolen from his property by Federal soldiers.

Dates: 1864 April 23

Jennie McKay Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2143
Abstract

In this letter, Jennie McKay discusses her life on the Confederate home front in Missouri. She speaks of her home being burned, family members currently serving with the Confederate Army, what she considers the inflated prices of various goods, and the death of her older sister Christiana.

Dates: 1865 November 19

John C. Brown, Bushrod Johnson, and Nathan Bedford Forrest Autographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3477
Abstract

This collection contains sections of three documents bearing the autographs of General John C. Brown, General Bushrod Johnson, and General Nathan Bedford Forrest.

Dates: 1868, undated

John W. Frazer Supply Request

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3720
Abstract

This collection consists of a supply order given by John W. Frazer of the 9th U.S. Infantry, during the Civil War. The request is dated August 31, 1859 from Camp Osoyoos in Washington Territory.

Dates: 1859

L. J. Swiney Discharge Documents and Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3409
Abstract The first document in this collection (signed by Captain Alfred A. Dysart and approved by Colonels James W. Starnes and William S. McLemore) indicates that L. J. Swiney has been honorably discharged from the 3rd Tennessee Cavalry Regiment (CSA) by reason of a substitute. Another paper (singed by Colonel John S. Scott) indicates how much pay Swiney is due and a letter (signed by William M. Robinson and approved by Colonels James W. Starnes and William S. McLemore) instates Richard H. Bryant...
Dates: 1862 September 26-June 27, circa 1900

M. H. Owen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3408
Abstract

M. H. Owen wrote this letter to his sister from Fort Pillow on March 22, 1862. In it, he describes his trip from Columbus, Kentucky to Fort Pillow and mentions the other regiments stationed there with him.

Dates: 1862 March 22

Pinckney Latham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0903
Abstract In this diary, Pinckney Latham describes his service with Company A of the 4th Tennessee Infantry (CSA), nicknamed the Shelby Grays. Early entries mention troop movements, Latham's capture on February 12, 1865 near Memphis, Tennessee, and his parole at Vicksburg the following month. The diary goes on to describe his assignment to Meridian, Mississippi, including his journey to Meridian, the people he meets, the girls he sees, his activities when off duty, the weather, the progress of the...
Dates: 1860 February 28, 1865 January 6-1867 November 10, 1952; Majority of material found within 1865-1867

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