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10th Indiana Infantry Letter

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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!"

117th Illinois Volunteer Infantry (Company B) Medical Ledger

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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.

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

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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.

19th and 20th Century Letters and Documents

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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.

A. Buffat Ledgers

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Identifier: MS-0594
Abstract This collection houses sixty-six volumes documenting Swiss immigrant Alfred Buffat's life and work in Knox County, Tennessee.

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

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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.

A. G. Heinsohn Letters

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Identifier: MS-1606
Abstract This collection consists of two books containing letters to and from A. G. Heinsohn.

A. G. Showey Letter

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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.

A. J. Kennedy Ledger

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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.

A Mockingbird Sang at Chickamunga

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Identifier: MS-0013
Abstract This collection contains an original undated draft of A Mockingbird Sang at Chickamunga.

A. Randolph Shields Collection

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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...

A. S. Andrews Letter

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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.

Aaron Eley Letter

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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.

Account Books

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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.

Ada Larew Papers

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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.

Adam Loy Letters

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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.

Advocate and Family Guardian Newspapers

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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.

Albert H. Roberts Letter

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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.

Albert Probert Letters

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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).

Albert Woodcock Letter

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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.

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