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10th Tennessee Cavalry, Company G, CSA Manuscript

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Identifier: MS-2242
Abstract In a December 28, 1899 manuscript, William L. Walker, a private with the 10th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA, provides a list of the members of Captain Thomas S. Easley's Company G.

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.

24th Kentucky Infantry Muster Roll

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Identifier: MS-4011
Abstract This collections contains a muster and pay roll from October 31, 1863, signed in Knoxville, Tennessee, documenting 38 men in Company E of the 24th Regiment Kentucky Volunteer Infantry.

9th Tennessee Regiment (CSA) Absent Without Leave Report

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Identifier: MS-2715
Abstract This collection consists of a two-page report entitled Report of Absent without leave from 9th Tenn. Regt. Commanded by Col. H. L. Douglass. It is divided into five columns: Company, Name, Date of Absence, Residence, and Probable Present Locality. The report was prepared by Junius L. Hall, the unit's adjutant, and is signed by H. L. Douglass, the unit's commander.

A. E. Bishop Letter to Joseph Mayberry

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Identifier: MS-0727
Abstract In this letter to Joseph Mayberry in Knoxville, Tennessee, Andrew Bishop (who is being held as a prisoner of war at Point Lookout, Maryland) appeals to Mayberry's generous spirit for some small pecuniary assistance ... to get some small necessary articles. Bishop served with the 3rd East Tennessee Infantry (CSA) before his capture. Researchers should note that Mayberry should most likely be spelled Mabry.

A. G. Franklin Letter to Dr. Jesse Snodgrass

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Identifier: MS-3928
Overview Collection contains a three page handwritten letter and envelope to Dr. Jesse Snodgrass from A. G. Franklin. The letter was written on July 22, 1864, and sent from Knoxville, Tennessee to Snodgrass, a surgeon for the Union Army, who was stationed in Atlanta, Georgia.

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. H. Pierce Collection

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Identifier: MS-3351
Abstract This collection houses a cased ambrotype of a Union soldier (probably A. H. Pierce), a photograph of Grandpa Bailey, A. H. Pierce's diary, a guard duty ticket from Camp McClellan, Iowa, and a three-fold pocket surgery kit.

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.

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.

Admiral David Glasgow Farragut and H. R. Billings Collection

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Identifier: MS-2145
Abstract This collection consists of a letter dated July 30, 1864 from Rear Admiral David Farragut to H. R. Billings that officially granted Billings's request to be detached from the USS Vincennes.

Adna Anderson Letters

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Identifier: MS-3718
Abstract This collection consists of a Civil War letter and document written to B.D. Parkinson from Adna Anderson. The letter appointed Parkinson as Engineer of Repairs, United States Military Railroads, Military Division of the Mississippi. The document, titled Special Order No. 9., officially recognizes the appointment. Anderson assisted the North during the Civil War as chief superintendent and engineer of all the military railroads.

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.

Agur Castle Letters

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Identifier: MS-0315
Abstract This collection houses letters that Agur Castle's family and friends in England sent to him before and after his emigration to America. The vast majority of the correspondence was authored by Agur's brother David, then living in Stalybridge, England. Most of the letters discuss family business (including the deaths of numerous children and friends) and request news of relatives in the United States and Canada, but some mention a coal strike, English immigrants' impressions of America and the...

Alfred B. McCreary Papers

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Identifier: MS-3037
Abstract This collection contains 34 original letters written by Alfred B. McCreary to his father, sister, and brothers during the Civil War. The letters describe the movements and activities of his regiment and give McCreary’s perspectives on the progress of the war. The collection contains original documents and photocopies of original documents from the National Archives concerning McCreary’s attempt to receive a pension from the Department of the Interior. The collection also includes background...

Alfred E. Waldo Letter

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Identifier: MS-3184
Abstract A single letter, written October 26, 1863, by Alfred Edward Waldo to his parents. In the letter, he details the defense of Knoxville, Tennessee against General James Longstreet's attack as well as writing of his rations and requesting for new clothes.

Alfred Gruber Letter

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Identifier: MS-3269
Abstract Alfred Gruber wrote this letter to his father, Joseph Gruber, from Chattanooga, Tennessee on July 18, 1865. In it, he discusses the aftermath of the war in Chattanooga and wonders whether he should accept the government's offer of a bounty in exchange for five years of service.

Allen J. Clifton Letter

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Identifier: MS-2964
Abstract In this letter to his mother (written near Knoxville, Tennessee), Allen Clifton reports on his unit's position and supplies, describes the weather, mentions that he is in good health, inquires about the health and doings of family members and friends, and asks for some postage stamps. He also asks about the returned veterans and solicits his mother's opinion of his decision not to re-enlist.

Amos Guthrie Letter

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Identifier: MS-2942
Abstract This collection houses a letter from Civil War soldier Amos Guthrie, stationed in Knoxville, Tennessee, to his father in New Rumley Township, Ohio. It consists primarily of invectives against Copperheads.

Amos Guthrie Letter

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Identifier: MS-2945
Abstract This collection contains a letter written by Amos Guthrie to his father in New Rumley Township, Ohio. Guthrie was stationed in Knoxville, Tennessee. He attacks Copperheads and gives a rather detailed account about washday and the condition of his socks.

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