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James Perkins' The Cass Mastern Material Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2834
Abstract

Collection contains James Perkins' research material for his book The Cass Mastern Material, which explores the variations in Robert Penn Warren's work. Correspondence, an interview, electronic copies of his book, and paper copies of Warren's plays are included.

Dates: 1996-2005

James Pritchard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2154
Abstract

In this letter written from Waverly, Tenn., and dated February 16, 1864, James E. Pritchard of the 8th Iowa Cavalry writes to his brother John. He comments that the Rebels will never regain a hold on East Tennessee, noting that in Waverly, 300 Confederates surrendered and took the oath of allegiance.

Dates: 1864 February 16

James R. Bell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3063
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter written from a camp in the field near Chattanooga from James R. Bell to a Miss Ella Bell. He desires to perpetuate "a friendship I esteem as almost sacred" with her and asks of news of her and her brother George.

Dates: 1865 March 22

James R. Delaunay Prisoner of War Autograph Booklet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0443
Abstract

James R. Delaunay collected these autographs from fellow prisoners of war while he was incarcerated in Johnson's Island, Ohio from December of 1864 to June of 1865. This item is a transcription of the original booklet, which was then in the possession of the Collierville Herald.

Dates: circa 1865 January-June

James Strawbridge Letter

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Identifier: MS-2894
Abstract

This letter, written by James Strawbridge from a floating hospital in Nashville, Tenn., on June 10, 1863, discusses a dispatch from Jefferson Davis that was captured by General Blair's division and a battle between the Rebels and a black regiment.

Dates: 1863 June 10

James W. Field Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3756
Abstract

This collection consists of a Civil War letter written by Captain James W. Field on November 3, 1863, at Cumberland Gap. Field's letter pertained to the Cumberland Gap and his duties there as a soldier.

Dates: 1863 November 3

James Williams Civil War Exile Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2766
Abstract

The James Williams Letter, dated October 22, 1866, was written by Williams, a Confederate diplomat, during his exile in Gratz, Styria. He discusses his thoughts and feelings regarding the fall of the Confederacy and the condition of the United States in 1866.

Dates: 1866

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

Jasper Jennings Pay Voucher

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3841
Abstract

A pay voucher for soldier Jasper N. Jennings from March 1865.

Dates: 1865 March 8

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

Jefferson Justice Report on Siege of Knoxville

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3838
Abstract

Jefferson Justice's handwritten report in September 1863 of items lost in transportation from Crab Orchard, Kentucky to Knoxville, Tennessee after the 1863 Siege of Knoxville; items mentioned include bread, coffee, and sugar.

Dates: 1863 September

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

Jeremiah S. White Journals

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3868
Abstract

Jeremiah S. White's account of his experience in the Civil War as a special courier under General Nathan Bedford Forrest of the Confederate Army.

Dates: circa 1899

Jethro T. Hill Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3070
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from Jethro Hill, dated February 3, 1864, sent from Lenoir's Station, Tennessee, to Jodie. Hill describes a brief battle and his good living conditions. He also asks for news of the family and wonders why Jodie hasn't responded to his previous letters.

Dates: 1864 February 3

Job Barnard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3121
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from Job Barnard to Flora Putnam, written from La Vergne, Tennessee on May 30, 1864. In it, he discusses his work on monthly reports to the War Department and singing for a sick Sergt. Henseley of Co H. Barnard also describes meeting local families and conversing with one woman about southern girls versus Yankee girls. He also talks about ladies who seem to like him or think he likes them.

Dates: 1864 May 30

John A. Curran Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3010
Abstract

This collection consists of a transcription of an 1864 Civil War diary, written by John A. Curran of the 32nd Iowa Regiment, Co. B. It covers the time period from July 11, 1864 to February 11, 1865.

Dates: 1864 July 11-1865 February 11

John Bell Brownlow Document

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2857
Abstract

This June 23, 1880, document by John Bell Brownlow, is a copy penned by Brownlow himself of an affidavit filed at the pension office in Washington, D.C., concerning his disability claim for hemorrhoids resulting from events during and after the Civil War.

Dates: 1880 June 23

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 D. Messinger Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3273
Abstract

John D. Messinger wrote this letter to his friend E. Smith Woodworth from Pulaski, Tennessee on November 20, 1864. In it, Messinger discusses Lincoln's victory in the recent presidential election and Confederate troop movements in Tennessee. He also expresses his hope that the Union will soon win the war so that he can return home.

Dates: 1864 November 30

John E. Thompson Letter and Poem

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2960
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter and a poem written by John Edward Thompson of the 20th Illinois Infantry. The letter, written on March 17, 1862 to a friend while Thompson was stationed in Savannah, Tennessee, discusses Thompson's thoughts on surviving the war and on arriving in Savannah. The poem, entitled Good Night: Who Wouldn't be a Soldier and written before the Battle of Shiloh, was published in the Advocate in 1887.

Dates: 1862 March 17, 1887 February 8

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 244
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 220
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Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 42
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 34
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 34
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 25
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 15
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate. 13
Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 12
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 11
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 10
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 9
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 9
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Tennessee. 9
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Correspondence. 8
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 8
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 7
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 7
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 7
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 7
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Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 6
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 6
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works. 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
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Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers. 5
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Knox County (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 5
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 5
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 5
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 5
Tennessee -- History. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 5
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 4
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 4
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 4
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 4
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 4
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Poetry. 4
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United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865. 4
United States. Army of the Cumberland. 4
Veterans -- Confederate States of America. 4
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 3
Copperhead movement. 3
Cumberland Gap (Tenn.) 3
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 3
Freedmen -- Tennessee. 3
Loudon County (Tenn.) 3
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 3
Soldiers -- Georgia -- Correspondence. 3
Soldiers -- North Carolina -- Correspondence. 3
Soldiers -- Ohio. 3
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 3
Tennessee -- Politics and government. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Autographs. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Engineering and construction. 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Protest movements. 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 3
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 64th (1861-1865). 3
United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 3
Admirals -- United States -- Correspondence. 2
Atlanta Campaign, 1864 2
Blount County (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Broadsides 2
Confederate States of America. 2
Confederate States of America. Army -- History. 2
Confederate States of America. Army of Tennessee -- Artillery. 2
Confederate States of America. Army. 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 26th. 2
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 9th. 2
Greeneville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 2
Johnson Island Prison. 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination. 2
Literature and history -- United States. 2
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