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George W. Dyer Papers
Abstract This collection houses two items documenting George W. Dyer's activities during the close of the Civil War and the beginning of Reconstruction. The first is a pass issued under the authority of Brigadier General Samuel P. Carter (then serving as the Provost Marshal General of East Tennessee) indicating that the guards should allow Dyer to pass through to Kentucky. The second is a certificate showing that Dyer is a registered voter and is allowed to vote because he produced two loyal Union...
Dates: 1864 January 20, 1866 August 23
Will R. Story Letter
In this letter, Captain William R. Story of the 1st U.S. Colored Artillery (heavy) writes to John J. King on behalf of a soldier under his command named Tecumsey whose wife, formerly one of King's enslaved people, is still living in King's home. The soldier would like her to be able to remain in the house, and Story assures King that the man earns a reasonable wage and will be good for any small amount of a years rent.
Dates: 1865 August 16
William G. Brownlow Papers
This collection consists primarily of letters documenting William Gannaway Parson Brownlow's service as Governor of Tennessee and showing the problems that Tennessee faced during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Also included are letters to and from Brownlow's son John Bell Brownlow.
Dates: 1848 December 18-1902 August 5
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Tennessee. 2
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
- Freedmen -- Tennessee. 1
- Governors -- Tennessee. 1
- Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 1
- Slavery -- Tennessee 1
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 1
- Tennessee -- Politics and government. 1
- Tennessee. Militia -- History -- 19th century. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 1 ∧ less