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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

Minutes of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Association of Confederate Soldiers (Tennessee Division)

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Identifier: MS-2724
Abstract

This collection consists of a 66-page booklet entitled "Minutes of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Association of Confederate Soldiers (Tennessee Division)." This meeting was held on October 18, 1893 in Jackson, Tennessee.

Dates: 1893

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

R. B. Rosenburg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2586
Abstract

This collection contains research material (photocopies of documents, correspondence, illustrations, microfilm and articles) from 1984 to 1992 surrounding Dr. R. B. Rosenburg's Living Monuments: Confederate Soldiers' Homes in the New South (1993).

Dates: 1984-1992

Ramsey Family Papers

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Identifier: MS-0253
Abstract This collection consists of documents relating to James Gettys McGready Ramsey, historian and physician of Knoxville, Tennessee, and his family. Included are correspondence, legal and financial papers, wills, newspaper and magazine clippings, scrapbooks, family Bibles, silhouettes, genealogical information, and other family and personal papers concerning Knoxville and Tennessee history. Also included are papers related to the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad Company, the Confederate...
Dates: 1790-1912

Reminiscences of the Civil War and Newspaper Articles

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Identifier: MS-0124
Abstract

T. J. Walker's handwritten, 98-page manuscript chronicles the time he spent with the 9th Tennessee Infantry between approximately 1861 and 1865. During his service, Walker was wounded five times and contracted dysentery and typhoid at Corinth, Mississippi.

Dates: 1954 February 15-17, undated

Richard M. Saffell Papers

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Identifier: MS-1333
Abstract

A collection of letters between various members of the Saffell and Bogle families largely documenting their experiences during the Civil War. Of particular interest are the letters to and from Sam and Dick Saffell describing their service with the Confederate Army.

Dates: 1837 April 18-1889 December 25

Robert M. McIntire Collection of Confederate Material

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Identifier: MS-0122
Abstract

This collection consists of an autograph book of Confederate officers' signatures, compiled by Captain Robert M. McIntire while a prisoner of war at Johnson's Island in Lake Erie from 1863 to 1865. The collection also includes a twenty dollar bill issued by the Confederate States of America, two postcards featuring a silhouette of General Robert E. Lee on his horse Traveler, one postcard featuring The Only Confederate Drum Corps In Existence, and a Confederate battle flag pin.

Dates: 1863 May 12-1865 August 11, undated

Samuel Hollingsworth Stout Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2127
Abstract

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

Samuel K. Carrigan Letter

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Identifier: MS-3065
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1862 May 25

Talbot Greene Memoir

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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 C. McInturff Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3410
Abstract

Thomas C. McInturff wrote this letter to his father in East Tennessee from Camp Crawford in Vicksburg, Mississippi on February 19, 1863. In it, he discusses his and Sam's health, asks his father to settle some affairs on his behalf, complains that the food and the weather are both very poor, and states that he believes that Vicksburg is the nastiest place on earth. A notation at the end of the letter indicates that it was written by a friend B. F. F.

Dates: 1863 February 19

Thomas N. Skelton Certificate of Disability

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Identifier: MS-3478
Abstract This certificate of disability for discharge from the Army of the Confederate States of America verifies that Thomas N. Skelton is unable to perform the duties of a soldier in the 27th Tennessee Infantry Regiment. He was examined by Army Surgeon A. Wright, who found that he had two separate wounds. The first was a break in his left arm inflicted on May 7, 1862 during the Battle of Shiloh. The second was an injury to his right shoulder (which fractured the shoulder blade) that he received...
Dates: 1862

Tilghman Haws Scrapbook

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Identifier: MS-0240
Abstract

Tilghman Haws and his son Kenneth compiled this scrapbook of Knoxville newspaper articles, receipts, Confederate money, and a Civil War letter between 1861 and 1920.

Dates: 1861-1920

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. R. Boggs Reminiscences

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

Wade Keyes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3103
Abstract

This collection consists of a brief letter from Wade Keyes dated Richmond, August 14, 1861, to J. L. Ramsey in Knoxville. Keyes confirms Ramsey's appointment as attorney for the District of Tennessee.

Dates: 1861 August 14

William A. Mayo Diary

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Identifier: MS-1300
Abstract

This collection is a diary written by William A. Mayo of Monroe County, Tennessee between the years 1861 and 1866.

Dates: 1861-1866

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