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Elijah A. Hawn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1047
Abstract

This collection contains six letters of personal correspondence between Elijah Hawn and his wife Nancy dated from May 26, 1862 through June 16, 1863. Also included are form no. 79 from the U.S. Treasury Department (which allows for Nancy to be granted a widow’s pension), a letter from the Department of the Interior rejecting her widow’s pension on the grounds that she remarried, and a division of land agreement.

Dates: 1862 May 26-1872 August 3

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

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

George Laubach Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2160
Abstract

This collection contains a letter, dated April 5, 1865 from Spring Camp close to Knoxville, Tenn., from George Laubach of the 10th Michigan Cavalry to Mariette Hutchins in Michigan. Laubach discusses news from home and describes his surroundings in East Tennessee.

Dates: 1865 April 5

George Logan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2172
Abstract

This collection consists of six letters and two newspaper clippings dealing with George Logan and his service with the 24th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1862-1877

George Sowers Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0898
Abstract

In this letter to his parents and brother, George Sowers reports that he is in good health, describes the 23 mile march that his regiment has just finished, mentions that he prefers Tennessee to Kentucky, and says that the Rebels have left Tennessee for Florida.

Dates: 1863 March 10

George Sowers Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0855
Abstract

In these two letters to his brother, George Sowers mentions getting some tobacco (which is scarce in Tennessee), discusses his regiment's opinion of their Lieutenant Berry, and reports on his health. He also implores his brother to write him more often and asks for news of his family.

Dates: 1863 February 1-May 15

George W. Douglas Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2142
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1865 February 4

George W. Ross Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2151
Abstract

In this letter to his sister, Rebecca F. Ross, George W. Ross relates news about his service with the Indiana 8th Cavalry.

Dates: 1863 November 15

Grenville Mellen Dodge Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3295
Abstract

This manuscript contains copies of regimental and brigade general and special orders documenting the activities of the Second Division of the Army of Tennessee under the command of General Grenville Mellen Dodge from 1 January 1863 to 14 January 1864.

Dates: 1863-1864

Harry C. Cushing Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1334
Abstract This collection consists primarily of two sets of letters that Harry C. Cushing wrote to his mother, father, and friend Ned Atwell while serving in the U.S. Civil War. The first set of letters is composed of photocopies of original letters held at the Rhode Island Historical Society. The second set are originals written between September 1860 and November 1864 and include the letters that Cushing wrote while stationed in Tennessee from November 1862 to March 1864. Many of these documents...
Dates: 1861 October 1-1865 January 1

Henry A. Colvin Special Order

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2140
Abstract

This document instructs Henry Colvin to go to Decatur, Alabama from Nashville, Tennessee and procure missing rolls and returns for Tennessee.

Dates: 1865

Henry Cherry Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2214
Abstract

The Henry Cherry Letters, 1864-1865, contain nine letters from Cherry, a Chaplain with the 10th Michigan Cavalry in the Civil War, to Amos Gould of Owosso, Mich., describing both military and civilian life in the Union Army during the Civil War. The majority of these letters were written from Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: 1864-1865

Howard Hopkins Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2799
Abstract

In this letter, dated January 17, 1864 at LaGrange, Tenn., Howard Hopkins of the 3rd Regiment Michigan Calvary writes to his cousin Abbie Watson Clyde of Wayne County, N.Y.

Dates: 1864 January 17

Ira Fayette Pettibone Chaplain Report

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2959
Abstract

This collection consists of a report written by Chaplain Ira Fayette Pettibone, then serving with the 74th Regiment of the Illinois Volunteers, in Chattanooga on November 1, 1864.

Dates: 1864 November 1

Irwin Shepard Letter to Philander P. Claxton

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1641
Abstract In this letter to Philander P. Claxton, Irwin Shepard (Secretary of the National Education Association) mentions an upcoming meeting in Denver and describes his service at the Battle of Fort Sanders during the Civil War. He tells Claxton that Knoxville, and especially the grounds of the University of Tennessee, hold a sacred place in his memory and recalls serving on the Fort's parapet during the battle, helping to collect the dead and wounded, and participating in a burning party that...
Dates: 1909 April 5

Isabel Scott Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3261
Abstract

Isabel Belle Scott of Gratiot, Wisconsin wrote this letter to her brother James, who was then serving with Company B of the 23rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, on 15 February 1863. Belle is under the impression that James is helping to construct a canal at Vicksburg and the letter is addressed to him via Memphis, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 February 15

Jacob Rowland Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2776
Abstract This collection consists of two letters from Union soldier Jacob Rowland to his sister, Olive. The first letter, dated January 26, 1865, is sent from Knoxville, Tenn., where Rowland reports of "...quiet times here in Knoxville just now occasionally review as inspection we moved our camp last Tuesday. We were on the south side of the river about 1 1/2 miles from the city. Now we are quartered inside of the breast works right in the suburbs..." The second letter, dated February 20, 1865, is...
Dates: 1865 January 26-February 20

James B. David Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2141
Abstract

This collection houses the diary of Private James B. David of the 89th Illinois Infantry Regiment. The diary documents entire year of 1864, but it only has a few references for the months of November and December. The first pages of the diary list the addresses of some of the soldiers who served with David.

Dates: 1864

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

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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 88
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 53
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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 5
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Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Correspondence. 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 4
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 3
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 3
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Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 3
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United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 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
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 2
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 2
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 2
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Diaries. 2
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 2
United States. Army of the Cumberland. 2
United States. Army. Corps, 23rd (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Indiana Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1863-1865). 2
United States. Army. Indiana Infantry Regiment, 89th (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 69th (1861-1865). 2
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 74th (1861-1865). 2
United States. Army. Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1862-1865). 2
United States. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 2
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 2
Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
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Fort Pillow (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 1
Franklin, Battle of, Franklin, Tenn., 1864. 1
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Hamilton County (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Indiana -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Assassination. 1
Maryville College -- History. 1
Medicine, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century. 1
Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 1
Military chaplains -- United States. 1
Military pensions -- Tennessee. 1
Military weapons. 1
Mississippi -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
Murfreesboro (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 1
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 1
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Perryville, Battle of, Perryville, Ky., 1862. 1
Resaca, Battle of, Resaca, Ga., 1864. 1
Savannah (Ga.) -- History -- Siege, 1864. 1
Savannah (Tenn.) -- History. 1
Soldiers -- Massachusetts -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Minnesota -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 1
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania -- Diaries. 1
Soldiers -- Pennsylvania. 1
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Diaries. 1
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 1
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental Histories. 1
Tennessee -- Religion. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Artillery operations. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories -- Pennsylvania Infantry -- 111th. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects -- Christianity. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women. 1
United States. Army -- Pay, allowances, etc. 1
United States. Army. 1
United States. Army. Artillery Regiment, 1st. 1
United States. Army. Artillery Regiment, 4th. 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 115th (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 117th (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 20th (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 24th (1861-1864). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 38th (1861-1865). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 74th (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 89th (1862-1865). 1
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