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Mary Francis (Fannie) Smith Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3029
Abstract The collection contains thirty Civil War letters written to and from Binghamton, New York and a variety of places in Tennessee. Some of the letters are written on paper provided by the U. S. Christian Commission. Most of the letters still have their original envelopes, some with postmarks and stamps still affixed. The letters from Binghamton are written by Eliza Smith and D. D. Cooley, a friend of the family. The letters from Tennessee are written by William and Alfred Smith. There are also...
Dates: 1865, 1904-1920

McAmis Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3358
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of letters that family and friends in Tazewell, Tennessee wrote to Mattie (Weir) McAmis in Birmingham, Alabama during the Civil War. Many of these letters were authored by Mattie's eldest daughters, Mary and Maggie. These letters, while mostly personal in content, also discuss Corinth, Mississippi and describe East Tennessee during the Federal occupation of early 1862. The collection also houses correspondence written to and from Mattie (McAmis) Mitchell...
Dates: 1860 March 10-1944 December 16 (bulk 1861-1866, 1944)

Moses Elkanah Thompson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3791
Abstract

A letter written by Moses Elkanah Thompson, dated June 7, 1863, to Francis M. Blair in response to one received from Blair earlier. In the letter, Thompson briefly mentions the Battle at Vicksburg and the number of men both sides lost. He also mentions his desire for the war to end.

Dates: 1863 June 7

Moses Owen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3239
Abstract

Moses Owen of the 7th Ohio Infantry, Company F, wrote this letter to his mother on February 18, 1862, just after the Battle of Fort Donelson.

Dates: 1862 February 18

Myron M. Comstock Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2153
Abstract

This letter to Verness Williams documents recent activities of Myron Comstock's unit (11th Michigan Infantry Regiment) and speaks of his recent illness and homesickness.

Dates: 1862 February 21

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2859
Abstract

Orlando C. Geer wrote this letter to his sister Hattie from camp on the Elk River in Tennessee on July 15, 1863. In it, he discusses his unit's activities from June 24 to July 15, 1863, including their participation in a battle and camp life.

Dates: 1863 July 15

Orlando C. Geer Letter

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Identifier: MS-2877
Abstract

Orlando C. Geer wrote this letter to his sister Hattie from Lavergne, Tennessee on March 15, 1863. In it, he discusses his responsibilities, his feelings about provisioning, the weather, and his health. He also thanks her for her previous letters.

Dates: 1863 March 15

Orlando C. Geer Letter

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Identifier: MS-2947
Abstract

In this letter to his sister, Orlando Geer expresses his opinions about news from home and describes the condition of their mutual acquaintances in the army.

Dates: 1862 March 9

Orlando C. Geer Letter

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Identifier: MS-2967
Abstract

In this letter to his sister, Orlando Geer discusses family matters and veterans' pay in addition to asking for some new tobacco.

Dates: 1864 March 27

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2970
Abstract

In this letter to his sister, Orlando Geer discusses how much he and his fellow soldiers dislike Brigadier General Jim B. Steedman. According to Geer, Steedman is "Like a bad cent returned to us again, this time in the capacity of Brigade Commander while when he left us he was Colonel."

Dates: 1863 May 1

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2971
Abstract

In this letter to his sister Hattie (postmarked Trinne, Tennessee), Orlando Geer describes combat that his unit has seen recently and tells of frustrations caused by Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. According to Geer, ... "the Rebel Gen. Forrest has been very troublesome driving in our calvary picketts and now and then coming right up under our nose and picking up horses and picketts."

Dates: 1862 June 13

Papers of Andrew Johnson Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0457
Abstract This collection houses photocopied handwritten documents, microfilm, handwritten and typed notes, correspondence, congressional records, bills, pension records, military service records, diaries, journal articles, newspapers, and transcripts used to write The Papers of Andrew Johnson, a sixteen-volume set covering the years 1858 to 1875. Some material that was not published in the final set is included here. Additionally, the collection houses information about the Project itself, including...
Dates: 1829-2000; Majority of material found within 1845-2000

Perry Norton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2234
Abstract

In a March 12, 1864 letter from Anderson, Tenn., to his sister in Spafford, N.Y., Private Perry Norton of the 149th New York Infantry writes to inform her of his condition and pass on a rumor that his regiment may return to the Army of the Potomac.

Dates: 1864 March 12

Robert A. Kerr Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3274
Abstract

Robert A. Kerr wrote this letter to a friend from Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 1862. In it, he discusses his regiment's living conditions and describes some fighting in the area.

Dates: 1862 December 5

Robert A. Ragan Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0743
Abstract

This collection houses eight letters from Robert A. Ragan to his wife, Emeline (Neass) Ragan, during the Civil War. In them, Ragan discusses battles and skirmishes with the Rebels, describes the landscapes he has seen, relates his frustration with army life, mentions his fear of moving too far South, and comments on his unit's movements and actions. He also expresses his concern for his family and friends in Tennessee and asks Emeline to write to him and to pray for him in the struggle.

Dates: 1863 October 13-1864 April 11

Robert T. Jones Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1466
Abstract

This collection houses fourteen letters sent to Robert T. Jones by friends and family serving in the Civil War. Ten of the letters are from James Thomas, and the others were written by John Williams, Daniel Thomas, and John T. Jones. Several of the letters describe the siege of Vicksburg and other battles. Most of the letters include news of other Welsh friends from Iowa. The collection also houses two photographs, one showing cannons and the other showing soldiers near rows of tents.

Dates: 1862 August 27-1864 November 8, undated

Rosecrans Letter to Medical Dept. G. O. No. 2

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3768
Abstract

This letter is written by Rosecrans to a doctor at Medical Department Gen. Orders No. 2 on July 15th, 1863. It discusses military politics, the occupation of Knoxville by Bragg, and well wishes.

Dates: 1863 July 15

Samuel Beckett Boyd Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0871
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1850 February 14-1928 March 19

Samuel K. Carrigan Letter

 Collection
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

Samuel P. Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1243
Abstract

This collection includes letters and a notebook of Samuel P. Johnson's, many of which detail his experiences during the Civil War.

Dates: 1844-1884

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 104
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 82
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 22
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Correspondence. 8
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 8
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 7
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 7
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 5
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 5
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 4
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 4
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 3
Copperhead movement. 3
Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) 3
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 3
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 3
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 3
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 3
Soldiers -- North Carolina -- Correspondence. 3
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Protest movements. 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 3
United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 3
Admirals -- United States -- Correspondence. 2
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 2
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864. 2
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 2
Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- Ohio. 2
Tennessee -- Religion. 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 -- Naval operations. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects. 2
United States -- History, Naval -- To 1900. 2
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 2
United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 107th (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 111th (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 64th (1861-1865). 2
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 2
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Andersonville Prison -- History. 1
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 1
Binghamton (N.Y.) -- History. 1
Bolivar (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Catholic Church -- Clergy. 1
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863. 1
Christianity -- Southern States. 1
Confederate States of America. Army -- History. 1
Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 1
Confederate States of America. Army of Tennessee -- Artillery. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 1st. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Mississippi Cavalry Regiment, 28th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 18th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 23rd. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 31st. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 3rd. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 60th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 6th. 1
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Mounted Infantry, 61st. 1
Corinth (Miss.) -- History. 1
Cumberland County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Education -- Tennessee. 1
Floods -- New York (State). 1
Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 1
Fort Pillow, Battle of, Tenn., 1864 1
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 1
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 1
Freedmen -- Tennessee. 1
Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
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