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George Washington Cook Civil War letters to wife Sarah Mills Cook, 1862-1865. Co. F, 1st Tennessee Cavalry, U. S. Army. (Gift of Timothy K. Humpal).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2002.011

Scope and Contents

MM.2002.011a George Washington Cook Civil War letters to wife Sarah Mills Cook, 1862-1865. Co. F, 1st Tennessee Cavalry, U. S. Army. Letters written from Camp Cumberland, Chattanooga, Graysville, Ga., Camp Smith, Nashville, near Franklin, Edgefield, Tenn., and Waterloo, Ala. Written to Mrs. Sarah Cook at New Market or Knoxville, Tenn. 10 letters (one on stationery printed with words to the Star-Spangled Banner) + 9 envelopes (no stamps). Also includes one sheets of Mills family information (torn in 2 pcs.) with envelope (no stamp) + photocopy of newspaper article about George Cook, Village Blacksmith at Joy, which provides some personal history + 1 sheet handwritten notes tracing family of George Cook to donor + one photograph of Sarah Mills Cook, no date (3.5x5” oval image on 6x8” matt, sepia). MM.2002.011b photocopies of originals in folder MM.2002.011a

Dates

  • 1862-1865

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

2 folders

Title
George Washington Cook Civil War letters to wife Sarah Mills Cook, 1862-1865. Co. F, 1st Tennessee Cavalry, U. S. Army. (Gift of Timothy K. Humpal).
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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