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Hilston Kilcollins Awards for Valor

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2985
Abstract

This collection houses photocopies of official documents and newspaper clippings showing the numerous awards and honors that Lieutenant Hilston Kilcollins earned for his bravery under fire during World War II.

Dates: 1939 June 1-1943 September 25

Historical and Pictorial Review, 117th Infantry, 30th Infantry Division, Army of the United States: Fort Jackson, South Carolina

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3128
Abstract

This collection contains a copy of Historical and Pictorial Review, 30th Infantry Division, Army of the United States: Fort Jackson, South Carolina, 1941, as presented to Sgt. Bill Purdom, 117th Infantry, 30th Division. It is a yearbook for the 30th Division and the 117th Infantry, and includes historical information.

Dates: 1941

Hogins Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0016
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, press clippings, recollections, and ephemera collected by Evelyn Hogins concerning World War II. It also includes material concerning Evelyn's mother, Annie Hogins, and Evelyn's brothers: Clifford, Lawrence "Buster", and Marshall Hogins. The brothers all served in the U.S. military. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of photocopies.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1966, 1984-1991

Horace L. Simpson, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0030
Abstract This collection includes records from Simpson's service in the US Army and memorabilia from his time in Europe. Records include a promotion and his separation qualification record. Other documents of interest include newsletters from the Finance Replacement Training Center and the USS Gustavus, a substantial training guide from Fort Benjamin Harrison, and paperwork for his leave to Switzerland. Memorabilia includes helpful information for soldiers visiting Europe as well as general travel...
Dates: 1942 June 1-1945 December 23, undated

Howard Hopkins Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2799
Abstract

In this letter, dated January 17, 1864 at LaGrange, Tenn., Howard Hopkins of the 3rd Regiment Michigan Calvary writes to his cousin Abbie Watson Clyde of Wayne County, N.Y.

Dates: 1864 January 17

Howard O. Lane Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0065
Abstract

This collection consists of a folder that contains letters and a transcription of the diary belonging to Howard O. Lane, bomber in the U.S. Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945; 1981 March; 1984 December

Hugh H. Dossett Scrapbook

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Identifier: CSWS-0240
Overview A scrapbook compiled by Hugh H. Dossett of newspaper clippings throughout World War II. Many clippings document the military and personal activities of service members, including inductions, marriages, homecomings, and deaths, and many of these individuals are from east Tennessee or southeast Kentucky. Other clippings document national news of the war. Also included are three full issues of the following newspapers: The Advance-Sentinel (Jellico, Tenn.), June 15, 1945;...
Dates: circa 1941-1945

Hugh H. Talley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0213
Overview

These papers include photocopies of correspondence, news articles, and newsletters documenting Hugh Talley’s service with the U.S. Army, particularly during World War II.

Dates: circa 1940s-1980s

Hugh Ryan Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2221
Abstract

In three letters from 1864 and 1865 to his wife Katy, Hugh Ryan, a private with the 24th Kentucky Infantry, describes the life of a Union soldier at the close of the Civil War.

Dates: 1864-1865

Hyman Levison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0232
Overview

This collection includes photographs from Hyman Levison’s service during World War I, primarily while in France. The photographs largely depict scenes from Levison’s time in northern France, including camp and trench life, destruction of towns and buildings, and artillery. Also included is a typed family history of the Levisons.

Dates: circa 1917-1918

Ira Fayette Pettibone Chaplain Report

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2959
Abstract

This collection consists of a report written by Chaplain Ira Fayette Pettibone, then serving with the 74th Regiment of the Illinois Volunteers, in Chattanooga on November 1, 1864.

Dates: 1864 November 1

Irwin Shepard Letter to P. P. Claxton

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1641
Abstract In this letter to P. P. Claxton, Irwin Shepard (Secretary of the National Education Association) mentions an upcoming meeting in Denver and describes his service at the Battle of Fort Sanders during the Civil War. He tells Claxton that Knoxville, and especially the grounds of the University of Tennessee, hold a sacred place in my memory and recalls serving on the Fort's parapet during the battle, helping to collect the dead and wounded, and participating in a burning party that destroyed...
Dates: 1909 April 5

Isabel Scott Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3261
Abstract

Isabel Belle Scott of Gratiot, Wisconsin wrote this letter to her brother James, who was then serving with Company B of the 23rd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment, on 15 February 1863. Belle is under the impression that James is helping to construct a canal at Vicksburg and the letter is addressed to him via Memphis, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 February 15

J. Fred Baumann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0177
Abstract

This collection includes the manuscripts, self-published book, and memoirs written by World War II Fighter Pilot J. Fred Baumann.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1995

J. J. G. Smith Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2385
Abstract

J. J. G. Smith's letter to his brother (January 2, 1838) discusses his upcoming travels as a river boat captain. He also considers the benefits of taking a job on shore or continuing to work on the river.

Dates: 1838 January 2

J. Paul Thomas Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0149
Abstract

This collection features a copy of History and Records: 137th Armored Ordnance Maintenance Battalion, 16th AD, 1942-1953. This book recollects the experiences and daily life of the 137th Armored Ordnance and contains military documents and photographs.

Dates: circa 1953

Jacob Rowland Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2776
Abstract This collection consists of two letters from Union soldier Jacob Rowland to his sister, Olive. The first letter, dated January 26, 1865, is sent from Knoxville, Tenn., where Rowland reports of "...quiet times here in Knoxville just now occasionally review as inspection we moved our camp last Tuesday. We were on the south side of the river about 1 1/2 miles from the city. Now we are quartered inside of the breast works right in the suburbs..." The second letter, dated February 20, 1865, is...
Dates: 1865 January 26-February 20

James B. David Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2141
Abstract

This collection houses the diary of Private James B. David of the 89th Illinois Infantry Regiment. The diary documents entire year of 1864, but it only has a few references for the months of November and December. The first pages of the diary list the addresses of some of the soldiers who served with David.

Dates: 1864

James Harold Fox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0087
Abstract

This collection features three letters and a newspaper clipping regarding James Harold Fox's service during World War II as a member of the Bombing-Fighting Squadron 89 and the Fleet Tactical Support Squadron 21.

Dates: 1945, 1964, undated

James Hendrickson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0077
Abstract

This collection contains a certificate declaring that James Hendrickson is an honorably discharged veteran of World War II.

Dates: 1951 March 5

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Chattanooga, Battle of, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1863. 3
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United States. Army. Ohio Heavy Artillery Regiment, 2nd (1863-1865) 3
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 64th (1861-1865). 3
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 3
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Nashville, Battle of, Nashville, Tenn., 1864. 2
Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 2
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Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 2
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United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 9th. 2
United States. Army. Armored Division, 10th. 2
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