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Autograph signed “With much Respect, Abram J. Ryan” and photograph labeled ‘Poet and Priest. Wrote “The Conquered Banner.”’ Framed together. Note on back of frame: This photograph and autograph were given to Mrs. Felecia Grundy Foster of Nashville, Tennessee by Father Ryan. Grandmother of Mrs. Felecia Grundy Steger Gibson, 608 Hill Ave. West, Knoxville, Tennessee. Sent by Mrs. T(?) M. Steger.
Battle of Fort Saunders: Viewed from Longstreet’s Bluff, South side of river. Sepia image 5 1/4 x 2 3/4”. Mounted on card (upper left corner torn): “Souvenir, 1863-1890. Painting 8 x 20 feet, on exhibition at 242 Gay Street.” Note on back of card says “Property of Russell Harrison.” Photograph of painting by Knaffl Bros.
Civil War era photograph (albumen print) of two bridges over the Holston River near Knoxville. Inscription on the verso of the photograph: “Two bridges crossing the Holston River, near Knoxville. The bridges were near Fort Sanders. This came from a collection of photos from GAR in Canton, Illinois.
Civil War photographs (tintypes) of Tenn. soldiers, possibly Martin or Rimmer families from Jefferson County, Tenn.
Pair of Union Civil War tintypes (tinted) housed in a octagonal gutta percha case. Subjects are brothers from Jefferson County, Tenn from the Martin or Rimmer family. Case measures 3" H x 2 1/2" W. Condition: Overall very good condition.
Concord, Tenn. 1940. 4 pieces form a panoramic photograph (photocopy with numbers and ID sheet also in folder).
Collection includes: photograph album of UDC members; Harper’s Weekly (January 24, 1864 and December 28, 1867); Civil War materials, including research and correspondence for Seymour’s book Divided Loyalties; M.C. Sanfly letter to daughter, 1906; newspaper clippings. + photograph of Knoxville High School class, ca. 1940 and account of events in Memphis at the time of the Martin Luther King, Jr. assassination, 1968. Written by Digby Seymour’s brother-in-law Robert C. Harnden.
Ellen Renshaw House Fletcher (1843-1907) kept the Civil War diary in Knoxville which was published as “A Very Violent Rebel.” After the war Ellen married James William Fletcher, and the family remained in Knoxville, Tennessee. She and her family are buried in Old Gray Cemetery. The collection includes photographs, small artifacts, and a few documents mostly from the postwar years.
Original photographic print (sepia) (about 6.75” x 4.5”) on cardboard backing (9” x 7”). 1 pc. ID from a copy of this photograph (200-134-012) identifies the picture as Eighty-five Union veterans of the Civil War at the fifth annual reunion of the Knox County Union Soldiers’ Association, Fountain City Park, September 9, 1909.
Fort Sanders, Knoxville. Civil War Stereograph, War for the Union. (incorrectly identified as Fort Saners)
SV 2003.001.001: The War for the Union series, 1861-1865. Fort Sanders, Knoxville, exterior view, s6006. Stereograph. 1 pc. John C. Taylor, Hartford, Conn. ca 1890. This stereograph is actually of a fort on the coast of South Carolina. There were photos in the National Archives that identified this fort with Fort Sanders. The photographer who took the photo was the same fellow who photographed Fort Sanders, possibly explaining the mix-up.
SPC 2013.005 Hugh Lawson McClung. Killed during the Civil War (15 February 1862). Taken by Knaffl & Bro., Knoxville, Tenn. Image are 4x5.75” mounted on card.
Correspondence of three generations of the Charlton, Mabry, and Hazen families, Knoxville. 1832, 1854-1940. Also included are business papers, scrapbooks, and ledgers. A supplemental accession was made by Ronald R. Allen on December 30, 1993, which was incorporated into the collection.
1) copy print photograph of Rudolph Knaffel in Union uniform (physician for the Union Army; husband of Stella Smith) 2) Painting of Louis Knaffel (younger brother of Rudolph) in Union uniform in oval frame. Came from Austria about 1850.
Pvt. Francis Marion Hancock, County. C, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, U.S.A. (ca. 1835 S.C. to June 23, 1864 Gallatin Tenn..) Lived in Kodak (Henry’s Crossroads, Sevier County, Tenn. 1860
Three copies of same item. 8x10” B&W photographic copy of etching/lithograph of “Rebel Charge on Fort Sanders, Nov. 29, 1863.” ‘Taken from a sketch made at the time by U.H. Buchtel, Co. H, 104th U.V.I.’
Sallie McDowell Moffett (Mrs. John T. Moffett) Papers, 1832-1916). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead. (photographs, scrapbooks).
Civil War tin type in Daguerreo style Union Case embossed with the eagle and U.S. flag. Lt. S. M, Mort is in uniform, seated, holding a sword. The buttons and bars on the uniform are highlighted in gold. The sash is highlighted in purple. His obituary is folded and in the case. He died July 15, 1869. The obituary includes tributes from men who served with him in the Union army. Mort was a member of the well-known family of potters in Jefferson County, Tenn..
Veterans of the Reunion of Co. C, 1st Tenn. Cavalry Association (Gift of Sarah Weber from the estate of David Babelay.)
Veterans of the Reunion of Co. C, 1st Tenn. Cavalry Association (framed and mounted black & white photograph), ca. 1900 (possibly 1920s).
- Diaries 6
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 4
- Ledgers and account books 4
- Portraits 4
- Autographs 3
- Genealogy 3
- Politics and government 3
- Scrapbooks 3
- Albums 2
- Jefferson County (Tenn.) 2
- Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875 2
- Medicine 2
- Pensions 2
- Reunions 2
- The Conquered Banner 2
- Tintypes 2
- Union soldiers 2
- "Recollections of Early Knoxville” 1 ∧ less
- English 1
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 1