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Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2970
Abstract

In this letter to his sister, Orlando Geer discusses how much he and his fellow soldiers dislike Brigadier General Jim B. Steedman. According to Geer, Steedman is "Like a bad cent returned to us again, this time in the capacity of Brigade Commander while when he left us he was Colonel."

Dates: 1863 May 1

Orlando C. Geer Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2971
Abstract

In this letter to his sister Hattie (postmarked Trinne, Tennessee), Orlando Geer describes combat that his unit has seen recently and tells of frustrations caused by Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. According to Geer, ... "the Rebel Gen. Forrest has been very troublesome driving in our calvary picketts and now and then coming right up under our nose and picking up horses and picketts."

Dates: 1862 June 13

Orlen M. Sealand Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0145
Abstract

This collection features stories and histories about the 275th Armored Field Artillery Battalion during World War II.

Dates: 1950, 1978, undated

Oscar Benjamin Franklin Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1003
Abstract

Three photographs and a discharge certificate for Oscar Benjamin Franklin, a sergeant in Company D of the Third Tennessee Infantry, sent to Texas in 1916 for border patrol.

Dates: 1916, 1937

Oscar R. Ashley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0001
Abstract

This collection consists of Oscar Roy Ashley's personal World War II materials and includes correspondence, press clippings, military papers pertaining to his quartermaster training, and documents regarding his work as a quartermaster. Also available are two scrapbooks, a photograph album, and other commemorative materials from his service.

Dates: 1939-1991; Majority of material found within 1939-1946

Owen Musgrove Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0089
Abstract

This collection contains photographs of the Philippines and a transcript of a Japanese diary donated by Owen Musgrove who was deployed with the Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1943

Paul Divine Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2361
Abstract

The Paul Divine Papers, 1892-1903, contains five documents, including four letters and a Special Orders from the military in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Dates: 1892-1903

Paul G. Simpson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0003
Abstract

This collection contains a variety of documents and mementos collected primarily during Paul G. Simpson's three years in the Army Air Force. It includes personal letters, military documents, tourist mementos, newspaper clippings, and publications about both military and civilian life. The scrapbook pages include photographs, realia, and documents, all accompanied by extensive commentary written by his wife, Edna.

Dates: 1939 August 1-1957 December 15, 1982 August 18

Pembroke S. Scott Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2223
Abstract

In an October 27, 1863 letter to his brother Clark, Pembroke Scott, a private with the 118th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, describes food rations and skirmishes near Loudon, Tenn.

Dates: 1863 October 27

Perry Norton Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2234
Abstract

In a March 12, 1864 letter from Anderson, Tenn., to his sister in Spafford, N.Y., Private Perry Norton of the 149th New York Infantry writes to inform her of his condition and pass on a rumor that his regiment may return to the Army of the Potomac.

Dates: 1864 March 12

Photographs of Tyntesfield

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0135
Abstract

This collection includes 11 photographs from the ground of Tyntesfield, England during the 1940s and the 1990s.

Dates: 1943-1945, 1993, undated

Psychological Research Unit Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0168
Abstract

This collection contains 27 photographs from the U.S. Army Air Forces's Psychological Research Unit at the Nashville Army Air Center based out of Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1941-1944

Randel C. Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0085
Abstract

This collection includes First Day Cover Victory Stamps from Randel C. Smith, who obtained them on April 16, 1945 during his service in Manila, Philippines in World War II.

Dates: 1945 April 16

Reuben T. Crawford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0249
Overview This collection documents the World War II service of Army dentist Reuben Crawford. Included are military documents including a draft notice and other orders, certificates of service, and more (most of these military documents are photocopies); correspondence; newspaper clippings and other write-ups about Crawford’s service; a 10-page typescript prepared by Crawford in 1977 recounting his time in North Africa; papers regarding donations of material Crawford made to the Patton Museum of...
Dates: 1936-1978

Richard Dane Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0017
Abstract

This collection consists of certificates, military documents, and press clippings concerning Sergeant Richard Dane's service in the United States Army Air Force in World War II, from 1942-1945.

Dates: 1942-1945,1979, 1987

Richard Eckert Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0096
Abstract

This collection features various documents and special orders, letters, and newspaper articles describing Richard Eckert's service as an Engineer in Oak Ridge, Tennessee during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1946, undated

Richard Thomas Alexander Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2613
Abstract

The Richard Thomas Alexander Oral History, 2003, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Richard Alexander by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Jake White of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2003

Robert A. Kerr Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3274
Abstract

Robert A. Kerr wrote this letter to a friend from Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 1862. In it, he discusses his regiment's living conditions and describes some fighting in the area.

Dates: 1862 December 5

Robert A. Page Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0155
Abstract

This collection features photographs, documents, and currency from Robert A. Page's service during World War II in the United States Army.

Dates: 1944 May 10-1946 March 26, undated

Robert Asquith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0108
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of "Liberation," dictating Robert Asquith's time as a prisoner of war during World War II and his liberation. It also contains one copy of a First Lutheran Church (Knoxville, Tenn.) service bulletin with names and addresses of church members serving during World War II and a section for letters from soldiers, including a letter from Asquith.

Dates: undated

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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States. 119
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Tennessee. 34
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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
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 6
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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
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Periodicals. 6
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 5
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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
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Correspondence. 4
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Tennessee, East -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 4
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
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns. 3
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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