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Four page letter (double spread page, front & back) written by J. Benson Wier to his mother [Elizabeth Lipscob Wier] on March 9, 1863 from Morgan’s Hospital in McMinnville, Tenn. Includes original letter, typed transcript, and a brief commentary on the letter. Letter from the donor included in the folder James Benson Wier died later that year.
Civil War Letters, 1864, Rufus P. Willson, 6th Tennessee Infantry, U. S. A. Rufus P. Willson (1844-1865) was from Anderson County, Tenn. One of the letters addressed to his mother and step-father, Vincent Packet and Mary Packet. Rufus served until the end of the war and was killed in the burning of the steamer Generall Lyon off Cape Hatteras on March 30, 1865.
First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville. Correspondence, 1864-1866. 1864-1866 copies of correspondence between leaders of the First Presbyterian Church of Knoxville (including George M. White, D. A. Deaderick, W. S. Kennedy and J. S. King) and Federal Military officers. Re: damage to and possession of the church building and graveyard, building being used as a colored school.
Letter to Lt. Col. S. J. MacKay from Capt. N. J. Collum (Greeneville, Tenn.) dated April 26, 1865. ALS. Collum notes he provided his car for the daughter and son of President Johnson as the railway had failed to provide one; discusses troop movements out of Bulls Gap (Tenn.); Confederate prisoner transport
November 6, 1864 letter from Martha _______, Nashville, to Bettie. ALS. 4 pp. Mentions high prices North has charged, etc.
The McMahan Papers,1829-1923, contain documents of T. W. McMahan in Sevier County, Tenn. The collection contains original manuscripts, documents, two poems by Louisa Walker, and one issue of the Republican Semi-Weekly, Sevierville, Tenn., newspaper (August 22, 1885). Also: August 1862 Volunteer Descriptive List and Account of Pay and Clothing for Private Joseph F. McClurg
Letter on lined note paper from W. G. Brownlow to L. P. Chapin. ALS.
“Knoxville, Tennessee, Nov. 17, 1864. L. P. Chapin: I have your letter in regard to John Hide [Hiele?], wounded and left in the Court House in Sevierville. He was taken to the House of a Mr. Rawlings, and died of his wounds, and was charity buried. I have no other particulars. W. G. Brownlow”
- Knoxville (Tenn.) 2
- Nashville (Tenn.) 2
- African American schools 1
- African Americans 1
- Art and artists 1
- Atlanta (Ga.) 1
- Baptist Church of Christ Union Valley 1
- Battle of Manassas 1
- Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877 1
- Caldwell, A. S. 1
- Camp 36th Ind. 1
- Camp 36th Ind. near 1
- Camp Bill Parker (Loudon, Tenn.) 1
- Camp Cripple Creek (Tenn.) 1
- Camp Wayne 1
- Camp Wickliff 1
- Cemeteries 1
- Civil War letterheads 1 ∧ less
- English 5