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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.
In a letter written February 4, 1865 from the Officers' Hospital in Knoxville, Tenn., to Colonel Cross, George W. Douglas writes concerning his desire for an artifical leg to help him walk.
In this letter to his sister, Rebecca F. Ross, George W. Ross relates news about his service with the Indiana 8th Cavalry.
This document instructs Henry Colvin to go to Decatur, Alabama from Nashville, Tennessee and procure missing rolls and returns for Tennessee.
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.
John McNickle Laird, Jr. of the Ohio 124th Infantry Regiment (U. S.) writes to his mother, Julia Laird, from a camp near Knoxville, Tennessee and from Marietta, Georgia.
According to Lieutenant Colonel John Scott, Colonel Nelson G. Williams of the 3rd Iowa Regiment incorrectly and maliciously reported Second Lieutenant Benton A. Mathews, Second Lieutenant Ole A. Anderson, and Lieutenant Colonel Mathew M. Trumbull of Company D as well as Captain Emilius I. Weiser of Company I as deserters. He calls for an investigation so that these men, who had been wounded and served valiantly, might have their records corrected.
This collection consists of one original letter and one reprinted letter written by John W. Fox that discuss his life in the army and his religious faith.
While encamped in the Cumberland Ford area of Knox County, Tenn., John W. Hammer serving in the 16th Ohio Infantry Company K writes to a friend named Annie. In this letter dated June 4, 1862, he describes the fortifications that are in place to protect them from the Confederates. His company moves toward the Confederate camps and skirmishes occur.
This collection contains the diary and daybook of Julius E. Thomas, 2nd Sergeant and Chief Bugler of Company F, 1st Tennessee Cavalry (Union). Entries range from August 5, 1864 through April 5, 1865. Thomas writes about the movement of his company throughout Tennessee. Part of the book contains notations of supplies used for construction.
In this letter, Mathews tells his wife of his homesickness and of how the war changes a soldier's thoughts and behaviors.
This document describes the Civil War Service of John Durham. He most likely served with the 7th Regiment, Pennsylvania Cavalry 80th Volunteers, although there are several units whose service records match the marches described.
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.
This collection contains three diaries (including accounting records) written by Robert Galbraith between 1863 and 1865.
This collection consists of a letter, dated February 24, 1863 from Camp Cripplecrick, Tenn., from W. M. Creamer of the 90th Ohio Infantry to his cousin, M. C. Creamer. He discusses his religious beliefs as well as Captain Robert O. Caddy's treatment of sick young boys in Nashville.
- Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 12
- Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 5
- Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 4
- Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
- Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 2
- Diaries. 1
- Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
- Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
- Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 1
- Soldiers -- Pennsylvania. 1
- Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Diaries. 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. 1
- United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1863-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 7th (1861-1864). 1
- United States. Army. Iowa Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1863-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Iowa Infantry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1864). 1
- United States. Army. Kentucky Infantry Regiment, 17th(1861-1864) 1
- United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1864) 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 102nd (1861-1865) 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 124th (1861-1864). 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 16th (1861-1864). 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 69th (1861-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 90th (1861-1864). 1
- United States. Army. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiment, 7th (1861-1864) 1
- United States. Army. Tennessee Calvary Regiment, 1st Middle (1861-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Tennessee Calvary Regiment, 5th (1861-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, 12th (1861-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865). 1
- United States. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 1 ∧ less