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Adam T. Cottrell Papers, 1850-1934.

Identifier: MSC 0663

Scope and Contents

Papers of Adam T. Cottrell. Include blank Civil War forms; Civil War forms and paperwork for Co. C, 6th Regt., East Tennessee Volunteers Infantry, United States Army. A. T. Cottrell, Quartermaster; William L. Lea, Captain. (Forms include: Ordnance and Ordnance Stores, Abstract of Expenditures, Receipts for Issues, Invoice of Stores, Convalescent Camp (Knoxville), Final Statements, etc.; December 31, 1862 letter from Austin Council, Maryville, Tenn, to H. M. Lafollette. Mentions General Rosecrans; September 11, 1864 letter from Jess Custer, camp near Berryville, Va., to H. R. Lafollette. Mentions Sherman taking Atlanta, McClellan for president, war news, politics, democrats; Muster Out Roll of Co. C, 6th Regt., East Tenn. Vols. Inf., 1865; Papers signed by A. T. Cottrell as Chairman of the County Court, Knox County, Tenn, and Justice of the Peace for Knox County, 1870s, registrar of Knox County voters, 1899; State Grange of Tennessee letterhead, 1875; A. T. Cottrell and wife Ellender quarry lease with Tennessee River Marble Co., 1880; other deeds, business, and personal papers through 1909 (latest papers in collection are dated 1934); pension papers 1900; copy of registered voters, 1899. 23 folders.


  • 1850-1934

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Adam T. Cottrell Papers, 1850-1934.
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States