Tennessee, East -- History -- 19th century.
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
A.A. Taylor Report on Pensions for East Tennesseans
Abstract This three-page leaflet presents the text from Alfred A. Taylor's report to the 51st U.S. House of Representatives, to accompany H.R. 13424. It calls for pensions to be provided for the survivors and widows of the group who successfully burned bridges around Knoxville in November of 1861. To justify this request, Taylor recounted the plans and results of that event and then referred to H.R. 7051 that had established pensions for men who had failed in their attempt to burn bridges around...
Dates: circa 1891
Greeneville (Tenn.) Daybook
This daybook contains the records of a general store in Greeneville, Tennessee, including the names of customers, the items they purchased (including cloth, tobacco, coffee, and turpentine), and the prices they paid.
Roswell Kingsley Collection
This collection consists of 25 letters relating to Roswell and Nannie Kingsley, their family members, and some of their friends written from 1850-1885. The correspondence provides insights into East Tennessee during the Civil War as well as a look at ex-Confederate home life.