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Sinking of the Rohna by Don Fortune

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2643
Abstract

This collection consists of a self-published book, Sinking of the Rohna: America's Worst Troopship Loss in World War II, by Don Fortune. The HMT Rohna was sunk in the Mediterranean on November 26, 1943 after being hit by a secret missile aimed from a German bomber. 1,015 American soldiers died.

Dates: 1997

Stephen W. Gibson Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2929
Abstract

In this letter to his brother Andrew J. Gibson, Stephen W. Gibson reports on his health, discusses his distaste for the three African American regiments stationed with his unit in Nashville, and asks for information about the activities of the Copperheads in his hometown.

Dates: 1864 June 12

Straight and Level: The Story of the 33rd Photo Reconnaissance Squadron in World War II by J. B. Woodson Jr.

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2559
Abstract

This book describes the World War II activities of the 33rd Photo Reconnaissance Squadron. The author, J. B. Woodson, Jr., was a Photo Lab Technician of the squadron.

Dates: 1987

Third Army Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0762
Abstract

This collection includes photographs of the Third Army (U.S. Army) in Tennessee. Towns depicted include Shelbyville and Haley, Bedford County, Tenn. The photographs are of maneuvers, soldiers, and the Army’s camp, dated 1941.

Dates: 1941

Thomas A. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0147
Abstract

This collection contains a 1945 Memorial Day services pamphlet, Forty Fifth Infantry Division, a Forty Fifth Infantry Division patch, and The Story of the 180th Infantry Regiment.

Dates: 1945-1947, undated

Thomas Griffin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2963
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from Private Thomas Griffin, then serving with Company I of the 8th Indiana Cavalry, written from Camp Shiloh to his wife on April 23, 1862.

Dates: 1862 April 23

Thomas M. Walker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3216
Abstract

This letter, written by Thomas M. Walker, discusses his time in the Civil War. At the time this letter was written, Walker was stationed with the Ohio 15th Infantry in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 December 4

Tiette Rozema Honorable Discharge Form

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2646
Abstract

This collection consists of an Honorable Discharge from the United States Army form that is dated January 10, 1919. It signifies that Tiette Rozema, a Private in the 17th Squadron and 2nd Provisional Regiment, has been discharged with no reason(s) given.

Dates: 1919 January 10

Tilghman Blazer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2174
Abstract

The Tilghman Blazer Papers, 1864-1892, contains two notebooks, both of which are in fairly good condition. The first details his military experience as a member of Company K of the 8th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (Union) in Georgia and Tennessee during 1864, and the second contains classroom rosters and business transactions written after his return to Cocke County, Tenn.

Dates: 1864-1892

U. S. Army Newsmap Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2567
Abstract

The Newsmap Collection, 1944, consists of several weekly publications by the United States Army. These publications contain weekly news from the World War II front, maps of maneuvers, progress, setbacks, etc., as well as countless photos. The back of each Newsmap showcases a particular area of military life.

Dates: 1944 January-1944 October

Ullin L. Bivens Publications

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0202
Overview

World War II-era publications belonging to veteran Ullin L. Bivens.

Dates: 1945

United States Army Audit of the University of Tennessee

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0300
Abstract

This collection houses a U. S. Army audit of the University of Tennessee's facilities conducted during World War II as well as the audit report and a workpaper.

Dates: 1943-1945

U.S. Army Air Corps 63rd College Training Detachment Photographs and Negatives

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1382
Abstract

This collection houses negatives and photographs depicting the 63rd College Training Detachment of the Army Air Forces, which operated at the University of Tennessee between 1943 and 1944.

Dates: circa 1943-1944

UT Student Army Training Corps Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0762
Abstract

This collection contains a pamphlet created in 1918 for the vocational section of the University of Tennessee Student Army Training Corps.

Dates: 1918

W. E. (Bill) Warde Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0028
Abstract

This collection contains W. E. (Bill) Warde's updated version of his memoir My Military Service which covers the time on the front lines in the European Theater (1944-1946). He recounts his experiences in various battles and gives details about the movements of his unit and what he describes as the "worst night of his life," when some of his fellow soldiers were captured and killed in Germany.

Dates: 1999 July 19

W. M. Creamer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2136
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1863 February 24

W. Ralph Lufkin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0104
Abstract

This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and other documents on Wendell Ralph Lufkin's World War II experience in the European theatre.

Dates: 1941-1942, 1945, 1949, 1987, undated

Walter C. Johnson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0146
Abstract

This collection features a birth announcement created by Walter C. Johnson to announce the arrival of his daughter while he served in World War II.

Dates: 1945 August 15

Walter Lassen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0097
Abstract

This collection contains several copies of the "Chandelle," a publication from the Station Hospital in Moody Field, Georgia from 1944 and 1945 regarding its Convalescent Training Program. Also included is a Toastmasters address, a letter from Walter Lassen, and a Station Hospital Booklet.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1953-1954, undated

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 119
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 34
United States. Army Air Forces. 33
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American. 31
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Soldiers -- Ohio -- Correspondence. 29
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 29
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area. 21
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States. 19
Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 18
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 17
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
Soldiers -- Tennessee -- Correspondence. 10
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 7
Soldiers -- Indiana -- Correspondence. 7
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
Soldiers -- Illinois -- Correspondence. 6
Soldiers -- Wisconsin -- Correspondence. 6
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 6
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France. 6
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 6
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 5
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 -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 4
United States. Air Force. 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
Oral history -- United States. 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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