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Wartburg (Tenn.) -- History.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Account Book

Identifier: MS-1426

Written entirely in German, this 266-page account book contains the records of an unidentified merchant operating in Wartburg, Tennessee.

Dates: 1834-1852

George Friedrich Gerding Letter

Identifier: MS-1505

A single letter written by George Friedrich Gerding, founder of Wartburg, Tennessee, from March 4, 1884.

Dates: 1884 March 4

Wartburg (Tenn.) Collection

Identifier: MS-2468

The Wartburg (Tenn.) Collection, 1864-1925 (bulk 1864-1896), contains numerous letters to residents of or regarding life in Wartburg, Tenn. (Morgan County). All of these documents except for the single letter from 1925 are written in German. Some of the topics covered include Civil War-era Chattanooga (letter dated March 29, 1864), the Southern Express Company of Knoxville (November 6, 1868), and alcohol production and prices (many of the letters from the 1880s and 1890s).

Dates: 1864-1925 (bulk 1864-1896)