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Joseph Boyd Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2166
Abstract

The Boyd Letters, 1862-1864, contains six letters written by Joseph E. Boyd of the 115th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Specifically, this correspondence describes Union military camp conditions, the environment of Tennessee, Union soldiers' viewpoints regarding the war and Confederates, battles and military operations in Middle and East Tennessee, and the family concerns of Union soldiers.

Dates: 1862-1864

Joseph C. Read Civil War Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3705
Abstract

This collection contains the official and personal documents of Joseph C. Read through his Union Army military career in the Civil War and subsequent retirement in Fernandina, Florida. Read, during the war, rose from the rank of Sergeant to Brevet Colonel, supplied General Sherman’s siege of Atlanta, as well as partook in many of the major battles in the South during the Civil War.

Dates: 1861-1890

Josiah Reed Diary, Letter, and Sermon

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3315
Abstract

This collection houses a diary documenting Josiah Reed's service in the Civil War, a letter requesting an additional bounty for his service, and a sermon that was delivered at his burial.

Dates: 1863-1868, 1884

Julius E. Thomas Civil War Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2720
Abstract

This collection contains the diary/scrapbook of Julius E. Thomas, a soldier with Company F of the 1st Tennessee Cavalry (Union) during the Civil War. The diary entries span from June 1, 1863 through August 4, 1864, and describe Thomas' day-to-day activities as well as his travels thoughout the state of Tennessee. In the entries from early 1864, he describes his movements in East Tennessee, mentioning Strawberry Plains, Morristown, Sevierville, and Dandridge.

Dates: 1863-1864

Julius E. Thomas Diary and Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2170
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1864-1865

Kenneth L. Ross Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0134
Abstract

This collection features military records from Kenneth L. Ross's service during World War II. Also included is correspondence during this time. Kenneth L. Ross served in the United States Air Forces as a pilot and aerial bomber.

Dates: 1942-1945, undated

L. T. Mathews Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2169
Abstract

In this letter, Mathews tells his wife of his homesickness and of how the war changes a soldier's thoughts and behaviors.

Dates: 1863 November 7

Laurence A. Grossman Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3402
Abstract In this 18-page memoir, Laurence Grossman describes his service as a combat surgeon with the 80th Medical Battalion of the 10th Armored Division during World War II. Grossman recounts his training, his service at Fort Benning, being sent to Normandy after the initial invasion, meeting French troops and local residents, and seeing evidence of the concentration camps. He also discusses his unit's service as the military government for western Austria, the area south of Munich, and his...
Dates: 1945 January 13-July 14, 2003

Lazarus Johnson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0407
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of two sections of a muster roll for Company K of the 2nd Regiment of the East Tennessee Infantry Volunteers (USA) and Lazarus Johnson's discharge and pension papers. Also included is Johnson's affidavit regarding Calloway W. Catlett's pension claim.

Dates: 1863 June 30-1918 June 10

Lendell Hatcher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0184
Abstract

This collection contains a photocopy of the book, Move Out, Verify: The Combat Story of the 743rd Tank Battalion by Wayne Robinson.

Dates: 1945

Leonard Counsellor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1423
Abstract

This collection houses three orders and one letter concerning the operations of the 69th Ohio Infantry during 1862.

Dates: 1862 February 25-December 12

Lewis B. Fox Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0227
Overview

This collection includes a photocopy of a handwritten letter written to Lewis B. Fox during World War II. The letter, penned by “Mrs. O.J. Brown” of Knoxville, Tennessee, comments on Fox’s time with Brown’s son in a hospital during the war. Also included is a copy of a 1975 article on Fox’s life and death.

Dates: 1944 December 18, 1975 March

Lide Bostwick Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2132
Abstract

In this letter, Lide Bostwick discusses life on the northern home front during the Civil War. She mentions illnesses and deaths in the family (including the death of her brother Tip at the Battle of Stones River), her concerns for family and friends in the military, and the harm that northern traitors are causing.

Dates: 1861 April 12

Lloyd Hamilton Boyd Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0283
Overview

The material in this collection documents the World War II military service of Lloyd Hamilton Boyd. Included are approximately 50 letters written from Boyd to members of his family in North Carolina; these were written while Boyd was stationed at Camp Cooke in California as well as overseas in the European Theatre of War (including from England, France, Belgium, and Germany). Also included are ration books, unused V-mail sheets, copies of newspaper clippings, and some memorabilia.

Dates: 1943 March 2-1945 May 23

Lonas Tarr Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3266
Abstract

This collection consists of a transcript of an interview with Lonas Tarr by G. Kurt Piehler and Kathryn P. O'Donnell conducted on March 7, 2003 in Knoxville, Tennessee as part of the Center for the Study of War and Society's Veteran's Oral History Project. Tarr speaks of his childhood in Jefferson City, his experiences in the Air Force during World War II, and his postwar life working as an American Airlines pilot in Europe.

Dates: 2003 March 7

Lt. John B. Routien Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2546
Abstract

The Lt. John B. Routien Papers, 1944-1953, contains papers related to Routien's service in the U. S. Army. Included are promotion records, records of leave, health records, and reassignments.

Dates: 1944-1953

M. E. Springer Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1992
Abstract

In this collection, M. E. Springer discusses his life as a non-combat soldier in World War II and his postwar work conducting soil surveys in Japan.

Dates: 2001 April 3

M. H. Kunselman Sketch

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0195
Abstract

This collection contains a sketch by World War II U. S. Army veteran M. H. Kunselman of a battle scene in Belgium.

Dates: 1944 December

Marion Bennett Ledger and Ambrotype

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2882
Abstract This collection consists primarily of a ledger that Marion Bennett compiled between 1886 and 1925. He begins with a brief history of the 59th Indiana Infantry, describing the unit's travel down the Mississippi River through such cities as New Madrid, Corinth, Moscow, and Memphis, the battles and campaigns they participated in (including the Siege of Vicksburg, the Atlanta Campaign, and Sherman's March to the Sea), and their travel through such battle sites as Chattanooga, Mission Ridge,...
Dates: circa 1860s, 1886 October 3-1925

Mark Reardon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2030
Abstract

The Mark Reardon Collection is composed of research regarding the Battle of Mortain (France) that Reardon assembled while writing Victory at Mortain: Stopping Hitler's Panzer Counteroffensive (2002). This material consists of unit reports (Box 2, Folders 49, 50, Box 3, Folders 1-42), declassified orders (Box 2, Folders 42, 43), written interviews with survivors (Box 1, Folders 63-67), and histories of the different battalions involved (Box 1, Folders 3-26, 45-58).

Dates: 1943-1998

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 119
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 21
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 18
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 17
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 7
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Soldiers -- Michigan -- Correspondence. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North. 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care. 7
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Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 6
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography. 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Pictorial works. 5
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 4
Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 4
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United States. Army Nurse Corps. 4
United States. Army of the Cumberland. 4
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. 4
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps. 4
United States. Navy. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Germany. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 4
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 3
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 3
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United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 15th. 3
United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 30th -- History. 3
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 4th. 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1863-1865). 3
United States. Army. Michigan Cavalry Regiment, 8th (1862-1865). 3
United States. Army. Ohio Heavy Artillery Regiment, 2nd (1863-1865) 3
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 64th (1861-1865). 3
United States. Army. Wisconsin Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). 3
University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 3
Vicksburg (Miss.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- Veterans -- United States. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Casualties -- United States. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Women -- United States. 3
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Correspondence. 2
Fort Donelson, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 2
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Humboldt (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 2
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Personal narratives, American. 2
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Military education -- Tennessee. 2
Military training camps -- Tennessee. 2
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History. 2
Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 2
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 2
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 2
Parachute troops -- United States. 2
Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941. 2
Shiloh, Battle of, Tenn., 1862. 2
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Diaries. 2
Soldiers -- New York (State) -- Correspondence. 2
Soldiers -- United States. 2
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African-American. 2
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