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Murfreesboro (Tenn.) -- History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

Bill Rice Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3117
Abstract

This collection houses two song sheets and a ribbon from Bill Rice's Rice Revival, held in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in 1946. Song sheets include lyrics for "Everybody Ought to Know" and lyrics and music for "Sing As You Ride." Photographs are printed on all items and include pictures of Bill Rice, his wife, and their children.

Dates: 1946

Fanny N. D. Murfree Collection Regarding Mary Noailles Murfree

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0169
Abstract

This collection houses newspaper clippings describing Mary Noailles Murfree and her work, lists of Murfree's books in U.T.'s library, a postcard depicting the Stones River Battlefield, a photograph of William Law Murfree's home in Nashville, and a typewritten manuscript entitled "Grantland Before the Civil War" by Fanny N. D. Murfree.

Dates: 1895 February 24-1945 August, undated

George Sowers Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0855
Abstract

In these two letters to his brother, George Sowers mentions getting some tobacco (which is scarce in Tennessee), discusses his regiment's opinion of their Lieutenant Berry, and reports on his health. He also implores his brother to write him more often and asks for news of his family.

Dates: 1863 February 1-May 15

William Carroll Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3611
Abstract This speech by Governor William Carroll was an extra printed by the Murfreesborough Courier [sic]. Carroll introduces this session of the 15th General Assembly by noting an error in the law regarding presidential electors, progress toward a stable state currency, a request to construct turnpikes, the upcoming need for elections to replace temporary office holders, and General La Fayette’s [sic] upcoming visit. It is signed in type by William Carroll, executive office,...
Dates: 1824 September 20