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Jefferson Davis Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0802
Abstract

This collection consists of one letter written by Jefferson Davis in his home in Beauvoir, Mississippi. In the letter, he talks about an award he received from the Forbes Bivouac, a Confederate veterans group.

Dates: 1889 July 30

Major Thomas H. Hill Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3051
Abstract

This collection contains three 1896 letters to and a U. S. Army 1891 leave of absence card for Major Thomas H. Hill. The letters discuss a Sequachee, Tenn., Sons of Veterans camp, and a petition for the U. S. Pension Agency.

Dates: 1891, 1896

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

"Reminiscences of a Confederate Soldier"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1263
Abstract

This collection consists of articles written in the early 1900s by Confederate soldier Charles Stephen Olin "C.S.O." Rice's memories of events in the Civil War.

Dates: 1904, 1914, 1924

Sarah Probert Watkins/Probert Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2292
Abstract

The bulk of this collection houses correspondence between Sarah (Probert) Watkins and family and friends living in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois between 1865 and 1905. Other letters were written to and from George Probert and other members of the Probert family.

Dates: 1838-1948

Society of the Army of the Tennessee Ribbons

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3932
Overview

Collection contains two commemorative ribbons from the seventeenth and nineteenth reunions of the Society of the Army of the Tennessee. The ribbons are printed with gold text that states the event and dates. The seventeenth reunion took place in Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota, on August 13 and 14, 1884. The nineteenth reunion was held in Rock Island, Illinois, on September 15 and 16, 1886.

Dates: 1884 August 13-14, 1886 September 15-16