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Robert T. Jones Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1466
Abstract

This collection houses fourteen letters sent to Robert T. Jones by friends and family serving in the Civil War. Ten of the letters are from James Thomas, and the others were written by John Williams, Daniel Thomas, and John T. Jones. Several of the letters describe the siege of Vicksburg and other battles. Most of the letters include news of other Welsh friends from Iowa. The collection also houses two photographs, one showing cannons and the other showing soldiers near rows of tents.

Dates: 1862 August 27-1864 November 8, undated

Roberts Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3454
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of correspondence between Thomas Roberts and several members of his family dating from 1842 to 1913. Also included are genealogical records (including handwritten narratives and lists of births, deaths, and marriages), military papers, land records (documenting holdings in Tennessee, Kentucky, and Texas), sermons and religious reflections, and a scrapbook.

Dates: 1827-1914, 2009

Roger Garland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0194
Abstract

This collection contains a 1945 publication of “Hospital Hi Lites” kept by World War II Army veteran Roger Garland.

Dates: 1945

Roslyn Balcombe Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0116
Abstract

This collection includes Roslyn Balcombe's 58-page handwritten memoir about her World War II experiences.

Dates: 1995 March 22

Roy A. Miller Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0235
Overview

This collection documents Roy A. Miller Jr.’s service with the U. S. Army in the European Theater during World War II. Included is correspondence between Miller and his parents, a booklet documenting his service record, and copies of military documents pertaining to his service and discharge.

Dates: 1942-1946

Roy Gordon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0169
Abstract

Roy Gordon's book titled Battleground (1978), an anecdotal account of the black platoon in the 47th Infantry Regiment of which Roy Gordon was a member during World War II. The collection also contains four handwritten, loose-leaf diary pages with six entries from Europe written between 1944-1945.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1978

Second Ohio Heavy Artillery Roster and Muster Lists

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3733
Abstract

A handwritten roster of commissioned officers of the 2nd Regiment Ohio Heavy Artillery. The roster includes names, date of muster, and some additional remarks such as deaths or resignations. Also included is a printed document with a roster of officers of the same unit.

Dates: 1864 December 20

Sidney Bishop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2610
Abstract

The Sidney Bishop Collection, 1999-2003, contains reunion information on the 8th Armored Division that served during World War II. The collection includes a directory, as well as a history of the division.

Dates: 1999-2003

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

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World War, 1939-1945. 31
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Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 18
World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe. 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- Correspondence. 15
United States. Army. Air Corps. 14
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United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865). 6
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Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 5
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 4
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United States. Navy. 4
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States. 4
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 3
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Kentucky -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
Memphis (Tenn.) -- History. 3
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United States. Army. Division, 80th. 3
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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 -- Germany. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hospitals. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Female. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American. 3
Chattanooga (Tenn.) -- History. 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
Parachute troops -- United States. 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
United States. Army -- History. 2
United States. Army -- Pay, allowances, etc. 2
United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 9th. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 10th. 2
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