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Archer, Mildred S. “ A Southern Part of East Tennessee.”

Identifier: MM.1986.006
Scope and Contents

Archer, Mildred S. “ A Southern Part of East Tennessee.” Typescript article with transcribed Civil War letters of the Wells family of Greene County, Tenn.

Dates: 1986

Confederate documents, 1862-1863.

Identifier: MM.1984.016
Scope and Contents 1. Receipt to Stokly Donelson for one black mare for Co., B, Texas Rangers. Signed Lt. Frulkerson, Co. B., by Geo. M. Cottinsworth, Sept. 9, 1862. ADS 1 pc. 2. Receipt of stores turned over to W. E. Snead, A. C. S., by Thomas H. Hartmus, A. C. S., Tazewell. Sept. 16, 1862. DS on printed form. 1 pc. 3. Bill of purchase. To J. T. Jones, pastage for 60 head cattle from Thos. H. Hartmus, C. S. A. Lenoir Station. Nov. 15, 1862. DS on printed form. 1 pc. 4. Consolidated abstract of provisions sold...
Dates: 1862-1863

Confederate State of America (CSA) Muster Roll- 3rd Regt., Tennessee Volunteers, 1863.

Identifier: MM.1981.122
Scope and Contents

Muster roll of Capt. Wm. C. Rudd, Co. H. of the 3rd Regt. of Tennessee Volunteers, Army of the C. S. A. (Col. N. J. Lillard) from the first day of May 1863, when last mustered to the 30th day of June 1863. pfa 1 pc. Lists names, rank, enlisted, last paid. Many from Knoxville.

Dates: 1863

Hamilton (John F. Hamilton letters, 1862).

Identifier: MM.1990.002
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of letters written by John F. Hamilton, Hillard’s Legion, CSA, to wife E. R. Hamilton. Includes some transcriptions of the letters. Letters written from Montgomery, Ala.; Atlanta, Ga.; Clinton & Knoxville, Tenn. Ten letters dating from June 3 - October 5, 1862. Hamilton died in Knoxville and is buried in Bethel (Confederate) Cemetery.

Dates: 1862

Knoxville Register, Knoxville Daily Register, The Daily Register, The Weekly Register. (Newspapers)

Identifier: NWP 0083
Scope and Contents

Confederate issues of the Knoxville newspapers - Knoxville Register, Knoxville Daily Register, The Daily Register, The Weekly Register - from the Civil War years arranged in strictly chronological order.

Dates: 1861 - 1864

Mary Smith Collection (includes Civil War and Confederate papers; land grants),

Identifier: MSC 0825
Scope and Contents Collection donated by Mary Elizabeth Smith (Mrs. Frank P. Smith). Includes 1825 land grants to Isaac Rush and John A. Smith for land in Rhea County, Tenn. (both signed by Governor William Carroll); 1842 grant to John A. Smith for land in the Hiwassee District; 1927 obituary of T. H. Smith, Decatur Tenn.; Civil War papers of Thomas H. Smith, Meigs (Rhea) County, Tenn., (5th Tenn. Cavalry) including 6 pcs. of Confederate currency, brief memoirs, amnesty oath, and 1865 voter registration; 1864...
Dates: 1825-1942

Paul Fink Collection--Washington County, Tenn., ca. 1781-1931. [PHOTOCOPIES].

Identifier: MSC 0062
Scope and Contents

The Paul Fink Collection contains primarily Washington Co., Tenn., manuscripts and legal records, ca. 1781-1931. Papers are arranged in two sections: chronologically, 1871-1931 (13 boxes); or by “Separate Files” for legal cases too large to be interfiled by date. There are also some subject files and account books. Many folders have detailed contents lists (handwritten) at the front of the folder. The detailed card index (4 boxes) should be consulted.

Dates: 1781 - 1931

William Richard Caswell Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0018
Scope and Contents Papers of William Richard Caswell (1809-1862), a lawyer, military officer, and director of the East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad. He was the son of Richard William and Sarah Lytle Caswell of North Carolina, and was the great-grandson of the first governor of North Carolina, Richard Caswell. He married Elizabeth Carter Gillespie, a descendant of Landon Carter and Col. John Carter. William Richard Caswell lived in Knox County, Tenn, and was politically active, served as an officer of the...
Dates: 1805-1900