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Thomas Smith Harvey Civil War letter, January 26, 1864. Gift of Ron Miles.

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2013.001

Scope and Contents

Thomas Smith Harvey b. Oct. 11, 1839; enlisted Feb. 6, 1862 at Flat Lick, Ky.; mustered out Feb. 23, 1865 Nashville. Married Oct. 6, 1865 Martha W. Cofer. Information transcribed from note in the papers. Daguerreotype (or tintype) in (broken) case of soldier in uniform believed to be Thomas Smith Harvey. Tintype in paper cover of woman with infant in her lap [Martha Covey Harvey and child]. Letter with printed letterhead “The War for the Union” dated Jan 26, 1864, to his aunt “Just so we whip the Rebels so we have peace one more time.” + other papers, n.d., 1915-1930 and one envelope (stamp torn). 1930 letter from Mary Ann Birdwell Hair re: 1864 letter.

Dates

  • 1864; 1915-1930

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

1 folder

General

The Civil War letter was published in the Knoxville Journal and the Harriman Record in 1930. 1864 letter and two photographs scanned & added to Digital Collection, March 2013.

Title
Thomas Smith Harvey Civil War letter, January 26, 1864. Gift of Ron Miles.
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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