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10th Indiana Infantry Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3643
Abstract

The collection consists of a letter, dated March 15 1864, written by Lt. Thomas A. Cobb from the Company A of the 10th Indiana Infantry to his father in Chattanooga, Tennessee on March 15, 1864. On the fourth page of the letter, the Lt. describes what he witnessed in November 1863. In one section he states, "I saw a dead rebel the dogs had pulled him out of the ground where he had been partly buried and had been eating at him!"

Dates: 1864 March 15

13th Tennessee Cavalry Monthly Return of Clothing and Camp and Garrison Equipage

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1422
Abstract

In this return, Lieutenant R. H. M. Donnelly enumerates the clothing and equipment (including tools, beds, tents, and books) in the possession of Company D of the 13th Tennessee Cavalry (USA) as of March 1864. At the time the report was written, the unit was stationed in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1864 March

19th and 20th Century Letters and Documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2514
Abstract

This collection features a number of letters, legal documents, receipts, photographs, and other papers from the second half of the 19th century through the first quarter of the 20th century.

Dates: 1851-1924

117th Illinois Volunteer Infantry (Company B) Medical Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2773
Abstract

Seventy page battlefield ledger for Company B of the 117th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. The ledger includes daily medical reports from January 24th to April 15, 1863. During this time the company was stationed at Ft. Pickering, Tenn. defending Memphis. Patients are listed by name and action (i.e. excused from duty, assigned modified duty, sent to hospital, or quarantine). A small loose piece of paper -- possibly a prescription or doctor's note -- is included among the pages.

Dates: 1863 January-April

A. Buffat Ledgers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0594
Abstract

This collection houses sixty-six volumes documenting Swiss immigrant Alfred Buffat's life and work in Knox County, Tennessee.

Dates: 1866-1904

A Digest of all the Cases Reported in Tennessee and of the Cases Contained in Haywood's North Carolina Reports

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1279
Abstract

A single notebook of Charles Ready's, titled A Digest of all the Cases Reported in Tennessee and of the Cases Contained in Haywood's North Carolina Reports and dated October 10, 1827, in which he has handwritten legal information gleaned from cases reported in Tennessee as well as reports from North Carolina by John Haywood. The information is arranged by topic and the topics are listed alphabetically.

Dates: 1827 October 10

A. G. Heinsohn Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1606
Abstract

This collection consists of two books containing letters to and from A. G. Heinsohn.

Dates: 1938-1943

A. G. Showey Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2910
Abstract

This letter, written by A. G. Showey Company H of of the 30th Indiana Volunteers, is addressed to his cousin and dated April 18th, 1862 from Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He describes his general well-being and inquires as to the health of his relations; furthermore, he requests a letter from his cousin, Clomeria Green.

Dates: 1862 April 18

A. J. Kennedy Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1441
Abstract

This bound ledger records the accounts of A. J. Kennedy's sawmill. It begins with an alphabetical list of customers (some of whom were prominent early citizens of Knoxville) and goes on with an itemized list of charges. These charges were incurred for such things as hauling flour to river, loads of wood, loads of hay, quarts of whiskey, scantling, making three pairs of shoes, and various other consumer items.

Dates: 1825-1828

A Mockingbird Sang at Chickamunga

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0013
Abstract

This collection contains an original undated draft of A Mockingbird Sang at Chickamunga.

Dates: undated

A. Randolph Shields Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2124
Abstract This collection contains slide photography of the Great Smoky Mountains region and the Arizona desert, professional association membership information, professional research, writing and publications proofs, Shields family genealogical information, and personal correspondence. The collection is contained within seven archival storage boxes and a single archival tube. The original organizational patterns have been maintained wherever possible, including titles of folders and notebooks and the...
Dates: 1930s-1990s

A. S. Andrews Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3238
Abstract

This letter from Union solider A. S. Andrews, dated four days after the Battle of Shiloh, describes the battle's aftermath.

Dates: 1862 April 11

Aaron Eley Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3535
Abstract

This collection consists of a letter written by Aaron Eley to his father, dated April 20, 1863. The letter describes Eley's unit's camp at the depot at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Dates: 1863 April 20

Account Books

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1445
Abstract

This folder houses three account books containing lists of financial transactions. The two smaller books have notes about Wm Co, the smaller with entries in $100 increments and the larger only half full. The largest book has entries about livestock, cotton, and other agricultural transactions.

Dates: 1849-1886

Ada Larew Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0205
Abstract

This collection consists of the personal papers of Ada Campbell Larew and includes manuscripts, historical essays, poems, plays, and short stories authored by Larew. Also available are personal correspondence, press clippings, and memorabilia.

Dates: 1912 April 2–1963 August 18, undated

Adam Loy Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2872
Abstract

This collection consists of two letters written by Adam Loy of the 89th Indiana Infantry to his wife Sarah Loy. The first letter is written from Memphis, Tennessee and is dated May 21, 1863. The second letter is dated May 23. Loy writes of his experiences in the infantry.

Dates: 1863

Advocate and Family Guardian Newspapers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3111
Abstract

This collection consists of four Advocate and Family Guardian dating from 1864. They include articles, poetry, and stories with a focus on Christian teachings as well as a series describing East Tennessee and how it was being affected by the Civil War.

Dates: 1864 January-March

Albert H. Roberts Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2225
Abstract

In a December 20, 1919 letter to N. A. Eubank of Nashville, Governor Albert H. Roberts responds to an editorial regarding strip mining.

Dates: 1919 December 20

Albert Probert Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1428
Abstract

Albert Probert's cousin, David W. Davies, and sisters, Eliza (Probert) Freeman and Sarah Probert, wrote these letters to him between 1863 and May of 1865. Most reached him while he was stationed at Camp Chase (November 1863 to February 1864) and at Camp Dennison (March 1864 to May 1865).

Dates: 1863-1865 May

Albert Woodcock Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2792
Abstract

Captain Albert Woodcock wrote this letter to "Dearest Leute" from camp near Franklin, Tennessee on May 6, 1863. In it, he describes daily life in camp, including a detailed diagram of the infantry's position.

Dates: 1863 May 6

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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. 5
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Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877). 4
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Account books -- Tennessee. 3
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Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. 3
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Cherokee Indians -- History. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Alabama Cavalry Battalion, 1st. 3
Confederate States of America. Army. Tennessee Infantry Regiment, 13th. 3
Copperhead movement. 3
Court records -- Tennessee. 3
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Ohio -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives. 3
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Slavery -- Tennessee -- History -- 19th century. 3
Stones River, Battle of, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 1862-1863. 3
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