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John Coulter letters, 1864.

Identifier: MM.1988.009

Scope and Contents

Eleven letters written by or for John Coulter, citizen held at Johnson’s Island prisoner-of war camp in Ohio. He wrote mainly to his wife Katherine Coulter at their home in Maryville, Blount County, Tenn. All letters were written in 1864: May 21 (photocopy only-- original letter kept by donor’s nephew Kenneth D. Coulter); May 24; June 25; July 3; July 23, July 25; August 18 (2 letters), September 22; September 24 (re: Coulter’s death, written by friend Samuel Kerr) + 2 envelopes. Also, two sets of photocopied pages about the cemetery at Johnson’s Island, where Coulter is buried. + 1919 commencement invitation for Knoxville General Hospital, with envelope. Card from Pauline Harmon enclosed.


  • 1864-1919

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Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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