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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

Walter M. Higgs Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0019
Abstract

This collection consists of an address book, correspondence, enlistment and honorable discharge records, photographs, press clippings, and a promotion list from Walter M. Higgs' service in the United States Army Air Force during World War II. Higgs served in the Pacific Theater as part of the 17th Bomber Squadron 27th Bombardment Group and was a POW in Japan.

Dates: 1942-1950, 1985, undated

Walter W. Gentry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0239
Overview This collection documents the life and military service of Walter W. Gentry, particularly Gentry’s death while serving in France during World War II. Included are letters between Gentry and his parents during his time training and serving with the military, notifications to his parents of Gentry’s status of missing in action as well as the notification of his death, and condolence letters and cards to his family. Also included are military documents from his service, a scrapbook kept by a...
Dates: 1921-1986

Warren C. Giles’s “Company B, 117th Infantry”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0228
Overview

This collection includes two typed copies of Warren Giles’s work, “Company B, 117th Infantry.” As noted in the preface, this work is a “narrative of events of Company B, 117th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division, Tennessee National Guard from April 1921 to November 24, 1945.”

Dates: circa 1945

Watson B. Smith Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3104
Abstract

This collection houses five letters written by Watson B. Smith in the field in Tennessee in November and December 1863 to his father and a general order congratulating another commander. The letters discuss his promotions and battles against the Confederates near Knoxville and offer his regards to his family.

Dates: 1863 November-December

Watson B. Smith Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3020
Abstract

This collection houses two letters that Union soldier Watson B. Smith wrote to his mother, Mary Amanda (Birchard) Smith, on September 23, 1863 and October 1, 1863. In them, Smith discusses Union operations in the Knoxville Campaign, life in headquarters, and news from the Battle of Chattanooga.

Dates: 1863 September 23, 1863 October 1

Watson B. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3324
Abstract This collection houses four letters that Watson B. Smith wrote to his family in Michigan from East Tennessee during August and September of 1863. In them, he discusses the Knoxville Campaign, battles with Confederate troops and guerillas, and dealings with the civilian population, which was mostly (but not entirely) sympathetic to the Union. He also discusses his duties in headquarters, including his temporary appointment as aide-de-camp. Several letters written to and from captured...
Dates: 1863 June 28-September 17, undated

Wayne F. Wilson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0293
Overview

This collection contains Wayne Wilson's copy of a book entitled "From Bruyeres to Brenner: The Combat of the Fighting 411th" about and written by the 411th Infantry Regiment in 1945. The material is a photocopy of the publication but does include Wilson's handwritten notations throughout the book.

Dates: 1945 May

Wilbur P. Buck Letters

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Identifier: MS-3271
Abstract

Wilbur P. Buck wrote these three letters, dated between October 9, 1862 and June 23, 1863, to his sweetheart, Charlotte Lottie Smith. The first letter was sent from Camp Fuller and the others were written at the Officer's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. They discuss Buck and Smith's relationship, Buck's homesickness, and the wounded and dead soldiers that Buck sees in the field hospital where he works.

Dates: 1862 October 9-1863 June 23

Wildermuth Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3360
Abstract

This collection houses 22 letters written between various members of the Wildermuth family during the Civil War. Brothers John, Henry, and Eli Wildermuth wrote much of this correspondence while serving in the Union Army and discuss such topics as life in the South, the battles they have experienced, their living conditions, and their desire to return home to Wisconsin.

Dates: 1862 September 17-1865 May 20

William A. Huddard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2119
Abstract

This is a collection of sixty-one Civil War letters written by William A. Huddard to his father. The letters begin in June of 1861 and end in April of 1864. Huddard’s letters to his father describe many aspects of life in the western armies during the Civil War. He describes battles, camp life, enemy combatants, the environment, furloughs, his health, rumors, and weather.

Dates: 1861-1864

William Blount Warrant

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1034
Abstract

This warrant, signed by William Blount in Knoxville on October 30, 1794, authorizes David Henley to pay the troops commanded by Lieutenant William Pickard.

Dates: 1794 October 30

William Clark Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0166
Abstract

This collection includes publications kept by William Clark about the Fifteenth Air Force (established in 1943 during WWII). The three publications are Fifteenth Air Force “Sorties” from 1985, 1986, and 1988.

Dates: 1985-1988

William Conner Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3110
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter dated March 3, 1848 from General William Conner to President James Polk, written from Brownsville, Tennessee. Conner requests the appointment of his son, John Conner, as a captain in the U. S. Army. John was enlisted in the 4th regiment of the Tennessee Volunteers at the time this letter was written.

Dates: 1848 March 3

William Cosgrove Letter

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Identifier: MS-2175
Abstract

This collection is composed of a letter that William Cosgrove of the 1st Ohio Light Artillery Regiment, Battery G, wrote to his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Bowers, in Mount Vernon (Knox County) Ohio from Nashville, Tennessee on January 31, 1864. He writes of cousin Charles's death in Memphis and his own Battery's move to Nashville. Also, he speaks of conditions in camp, including a recent outbreak of smallpox and his personal troubles with rheumatism.

Dates: 1864 January 31

William D. Hall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0176
Abstract

This collection includes photographs largely from the European Theater of Operations Headquarters during World War II.

Dates: 1945

William E. Bobbitt Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3223
Abstract

This memoir, written in 1996, is William Bobbitt's account of his time fighting in the Pacific Theater during World War II. The manuscript traces his military career from his training with a National Guard Unit in 1941 to his discharge in 1945. During his service, Bobbitt was stationed on many Pacific islands and faced combat in the Philippines.

Dates: 1996

William E. VanAuken Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1970
Abstract

William E. VanAuken of Company D of the 107th New York Infantry wrote this letter to his sister and brother-in-law from Shelbyville, Tennessee on January 7, 1863. In it, he discusses the weather and mentions that the 145th N.Y. Volunteers have recently been disbanded, saying that "Their is one company here with us now. They we got up in New York. They are Bowery Boys..." The letter is fairly brief and includes the envelope.

Dates: 1863 January 7

William Edwards Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1972
Abstract William Edwards wrote this letter to his cousin Jennie Searce from camp near Battle Creek, Tennessee on August 9, 1862. In it, Edwards says "we have to quit writing until they get old morgan cleaned out of Kentucky" (referring to John Hunt Morgan) and mentions that his unit has been eating poorly because they have had to ration provisions. Edwards also asks Jennie to write and "tell if any of short creek Boys has enlisted ... they ought to pitch in and help us out ... they ought to be...
Dates: 1862 August 9

William F. Baggerman World War II Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0014
Abstract

This collection contains the personal correspondence, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings of William F. Baggerman during his career in the United States Army Air Corps during World War Two. Most of the collection is correspondence between Baggerman and his family, comprised of concerns for family business and the situation at home. The collection spans from early in basic training until the end of the war.

Dates: 1942-1990

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 3
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