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James J. Akins Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0106
Abstract

Transcription of an oral history conducted with James J. Akins, who served as a pilot during World War II in the European theater. Akins was captured by German forces in 1944 and held for almost a year as a prisoner of war. During his service, he performed in several important raids on German forces. In his interview, he dictates experiences from before, during, and after the war.

Dates: 1993 September 20

James "J. D." Blankenship Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0058
Abstract

This collection contains documents, correspondence, and photographs belonging to James David "J. D." Blankenship Jr., a private in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: ca. 1940s

James L. Everett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0092
Abstract

This collection features issues of two military newspapers from World War II. One, titled "Guinea Gold," is dated March 7, 1944. The other is, "The Stars and Stripes," is dated May 9, 1945.

Dates: 1944 March 7, 1945 May 9

James Pritchard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2154
Abstract

In this letter written from Waverly, Tenn., and dated February 16, 1864, James E. Pritchard of the 8th Iowa Cavalry writes to his brother John. He comments that the Rebels will never regain a hold on East Tennessee, noting that in Waverly, 300 Confederates surrendered and took the oath of allegiance.

Dates: 1864 February 16

James R. Eddy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0068
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to James R. Eddy, member of the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. The documents include Eddy's correspondence and military papers, newspaper articles, and photographs taken in Tinian, Saipan, and Guam during the war.

Dates: 1940s-1950s

James W. Howland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0191
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and other papers of World War II veteran James W. Howland’s experience in the Pacific Theater.

Dates: 1941-1980

Jasper Jennings Pay Voucher

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3841
Abstract

A pay voucher for soldier Jasper N. Jennings from March 1865.

Dates: 1865 March 8

Jeanne Pawloski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0156
Abstract

This collection features photographs, papers, correspondence, and memorabilia from Jeanne Pawloski's service as a nurse with Detachment A of the 74th General Hospital during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1945, 1996, 2000, undated

Jerome Jacobs World War II Memoirs

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3237
Abstract

This collection consists of Dr. Jerome Jacobs' World War II memoirs, entitled Some Came Home. The bulk of the material documents the years from 1941 to 1945. Dr. Jacobs, a fighter pilot veteran, recounts his experiences training as a pilot, his involvement in combat and in Operation Market Garden, and some of his experiences as a prisoner of war.

Dates: undated

Jethro T. Hill Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3070
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter from Jethro Hill, dated February 3, 1864, sent from Lenoir's Station, Tennessee, to Jodie. Hill describes a brief battle and his good living conditions. He also asks for news of the family and wonders why Jodie hasn't responded to his previous letters.

Dates: 1864 February 3

John A. Hansen Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0031
Abstract

Covering the years 1936-1946 and, chiefly, the European Theater, this World War II collection contains a diversity of maps, photographs, press clippings, newspapers, correspondence, and realia from the personal collection of John Anders Hansen, WWII veteran and former professor of English at the University of Tennessee.

Dates: 1916-1947

John Alexander Mebane Appointments

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0059
Abstract

This collection consists of two military appointments for John Mebane, signed by President Millard Fillmore in 1852 and President Franklin Pierce in 1854.

Dates: 1852 July 3, 1854 February 9

John B. Phelps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0178
Abstract

The transcript of an oral history interview with World War II veteran John B. Phelps along with a copy of Pictorial History of the 65th Infantry Division and several newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1944-1984

John Crowe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0179
Abstract

This collection features John Crowe's personal narrative, "Days in the Wild Blue Yonder," written about his service in the European Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1988

John D. Messinger Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3273
Abstract

John D. Messinger wrote this letter to his friend E. Smith Woodworth from Pulaski, Tennessee on November 20, 1864. In it, Messinger discusses Lincoln's victory in the recent presidential election and Confederate troop movements in Tennessee. He also expresses his hope that the Union will soon win the war so that he can return home.

Dates: 1864 November 30

John E. Thompson Letter and Poem

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2960
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter and a poem written by John Edward Thompson of the 20th Illinois Infantry. The letter, written on March 17, 1862 to a friend while Thompson was stationed in Savannah, Tennessee, discusses Thompson's thoughts on surviving the war and on arriving in Savannah. The poem, entitled Good Night: Who Wouldn't be a Soldier and written before the Battle of Shiloh, was published in the Advocate in 1887.

Dates: 1862 March 17, 1887 February 8

John E. Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0034
Abstract

This collection contains letters and ephemera from John E. Williams, an administrative assistant posted all over Europe during World War II from 1943 to 1946. It also contains material from Williams' time in basic training at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, along with biographical documents from 1985.

Dates: 1943-1985

John H. Lawrence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0099
Abstract

This collection features documents about John H. Lawrence and his fellow crew members of the 36th Tank Battalion in the 8th Armored Division.

Dates: 1943, 1975-1977, 1982-1987, undated

John Ibaugh Civil War Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3219
Abstract

In this diary, John Ibaugh writes primarily of his movements between Philadelphia and Washington D.C. during the closing months of the Civil War. He also describes his service at the Battle of Nashville, the Battle of Chattanooga, and the Union Army's final march in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1864 December 3-1865 May 25

John Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0024
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, notes, official papers, and other materials documenting John Jones' work as a quartermaster stationed at Fort Donelson, Tennessee during the Civil War. Of particular interest are the items showing the Court of Inquiry that investigated and later acquitted Jones of horse theft.

Dates: 1864 January-1865 April

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 3
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