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Elizabeth Baker Crozier Journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1048
Abstract In this journal, Elizabeth (Baker) Crozier describes life in Knoxville during the siege of 1863. She recounts Union troops plundering and burning her home as well as destroying the homes of her friends and neighbors. She also recalls the kindness of others as she and her husband attempted to reestablish a home and life for their family. In a small excerpt at the end, Crozier also writes of the death of her brother, Dr. Henry Baker, at the hands of Union troops. This document is a typewritten...
Dates: 1863-1864

Ella Crenshaw Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2961
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter written by Ella Crenshaw of Marion, Tennessee, to her grandmother, Evalina A. Crenshaw, in Hartsville, Tennessee, on August 3, 1862.

Dates: 1862 August 3

Ellen Argo Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3326
Abstract In this letter to Mrs. Wooldridge, Ellen Argo describes the death of an unidentified soldier. She reports that he "praid from the time they brought him to the house until he died" and that although she and her family could do little to help him, her mother took the same care of him as she would her own child. After his death, they arranged for his burial in the McMinnville graveyard. Argo reassures Mrs. Wooldridge that he was with true friends and that if "prairs or tears would save his life...
Dates: 1865 April 5

Emmanuel Cave Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2158
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter dated June 19, 1862, from Emmanuel Cave of the 69th Ohio Infantry to his wife Susan. Cave writes of the eight-day march that his regiment just completed.

Dates: 1862 June 19

Ephraim Tuttle Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0044
Abstract

In this letter to his parents, Owen and Permelia (Cooper) Tuttle, Corporal Ephraim Tuttle discusses the Battle of Fort Sanders. He includes descriptions of Confederate casualties, estimating that the Confederate forces lost about 360 soldiers with approximately the same number taken prisoner. Tuttle goes on to detail skirmishes at Bean's Station, Blain's Crossroads, and Rockford and mentions the lack of supplies and struggles with commanding officers.

Dates: 1863 December 13

Ezra T. Stringer Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2780
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters regarding activities of Stringer's regiment, the 15th Ohio Infantry (Company A). In the first letter, written to a friend Ella, he discusses the Battle of Murfreesboro and the capture of General Willich. The second letter is addressed to the Regimental Quartermasters and includes instruction for a move to Nashville.

Dates: 1863

F. S. Heiskell Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2190
Abstract

This collection contains a F. S. Heiskell's scrapbook of 1840's newspaper clippings, mainly about the government, the economy, agriculture, and the Mexican War.

Dates: circa 1840-1851

Felix Kirk Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2152
Abstract

Felix Kirk wrote this letter to his father, John Kirk, from Knoxville on November 14, 1861. In it, he discuses a recent illness, mentions some old union devil who burned a bridge, and describes his unit's recent activities in Chattanooga and Knoxville. The reverse of the letter's final page bears a printed poem entitled Dixie: Southrons, hear your Country Call You!

Dates: 1861 November 14

Food Inventory for General Simon Buckner's Division

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2751
Abstract

This collection consists of a Confederate food inventory from the Office of Chief Commissary of General Simon B. Bolivar's Division dated November 14, 1863. The inventory the thousands of pounds of beef, sugar, and bacon received between November 9 and November 14, 1864 as Confederate General James Longstreet's army was preparing for the attack on Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863

"Footnotes on the Death of John Hunt Morgan"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0877
Abstract

In this article, Forrest Conklin discusses the circumstances surrounding Confederate General John Hunt Morgan's death. The piece was published in the Tennessee Historical Quarterly in 1976.

Dates: circa 1976

Fort Sanders by Charles Ewing

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1825
Abstract

This collection consists of a photocopied manuscript of Charles Ewing's poem "Fort Sanders." Written in 1940, "Fort Sanders" is a descriptive work that chronicles the events at the Battle of Fort Sanders, which took place in Knoxville in 1863.

Dates: 1940

Foster and Cheatham Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3214
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of letters written by members of the Foster and Cheatham families. The majority of these letters are addressed to Ellen (Foster) Cheatham. Many were written by her father, Senator Ephraim H. Foster, and discuss such family matters as weddings and deaths of interest. Other letters were written from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1838 January 10-1850 October 28 (bulk 1838-1839)

Francis and Harriet Ferguson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2125
Abstract

This collection of letters exchanged by Francis and Harriet Ferguson deals with life on both the battle and home fronts during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1864-1865

Frank Dale Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2858
Abstract

This letter, postmarked May 26, 1862, in Nashville, Tenn., is from Civil War soldier Frank Dale to Kate Moull, who writes of seeing her the previous day and that he may be in Ohio during the winter.

Dates: 1862 May 26

Frank M. Renshaw Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2764
Abstract

The Frank M. Renshaw Papers contain a 100 page diary, an 1871 photograph of seven unidentified men, and an 1877 railroad pass. The diary contains entries from January to November, 1862, and tells of the Battles of Fort Pillow, Plum Run Bend, and Memphis, as well as the sailor's time spent on the USS Judge Torrence of the United States Navy.

Dates: 1862-1877 (bulk 1862)

Frank Quinn Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3067
Abstract

Frank Quinn, a Confederate soldier, writes a Christmas letter to Maggie T. Kelly of Memphis, Tennessee.

Dates: 1861 December 25

Franklin Mangle Civil War Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3758
Abstract

This collection consists of a Civil War letter written by Franklin Mangle on April 14, 1862, at Cumberland Fort, Kentucky. Mangle discusses the location and forthcoming campaign to capture Cumberland Gap.

Dates: 1862 April 14

Frederick D. Seely Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2972
Abstract

In this letter to his father, Dyer Seely, Frederick Seely writes of his health and of the condition of his unit. The letter was mailed from Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1864 May 2

G. W. Harral Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3133
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from G. W. Harral, written in a Confederate camp near Bristol, Tennessee on April 6, 1864, to his friend James Looke. Harral discusses high morale among the troops, speculates as to where they will go, and expresses his desire to remain in touch with his friends.

Dates: 1864 April 6

General Edmund Kirby Smith Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3731
Abstract

This collection contains a single handwritten letter from General Edmund Kirby Smith, writing from Knoxville, Tenn. on August 10, 1862, to Brigadier General Thomas Jordan, in Chattanooga, Tenn. The letter includes information on Union General Don Carlos Buell's forces via General John H. Morgan.

Dates: 1862 August 10

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 245
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 220
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 34
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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
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal Narratives, Confederate. 9
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 9
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Tennessee. 9
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
Correspondence. 8
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 8
Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 8
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries. 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
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works. 7
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 -- Veterans. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 6
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 5
Confederate States of America. Army -- Officers. 5
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 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
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 -- Hospitals. 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 -- Poetry. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 5
Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862. 4
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 4
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 4
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Soldiers -- Alabama -- Correspondence. 4
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 4
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Food supply. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Societies, etc. 4
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
Chickamauga, Battle of, Ga., 1863. 3
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
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History. 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
Cotton trade -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century. 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
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