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Adam T. Cottrell Papers, 1850-1934.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0663
Scope and Contents Papers of Adam T. Cottrell. Include blank Civil War forms; Civil War forms and paperwork for Co. C, 6th Regt., East Tennessee Volunteers Infantry, United States Army. A. T. Cottrell, Quartermaster; William L. Lea, Captain. (Forms include: Ordnance and Ordnance Stores, Abstract of Expenditures, Receipts for Issues, Invoice of Stores, Convalescent Camp (Knoxville), Final Statements, etc.; December 31, 1862 letter from Austin Council, Maryville, Tenn, to H. M. Lafollette. Mentions General...
Dates: 1850-1934

Boren Family Papers, 1839-1909.

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Identifier: MSC 0001
Scope and Contents Papers of Dr. Montgomery Decater Lasley Boren and his sons David C., John C., and William G. Boren. From Carter County and East Tennessee. 1839-1909. Papers include family matters, correspondence, receipts, pension materials, distillery records, and a photograph album owned by M. D. L. Boren, which contains pictures of Union generals, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and Hesikiah Boring. Topics include farming, business, medical practice, distillation of alcoholic beverages, and the Civil War...
Dates: 1839-1909

D. A. and Inslee Deaderick Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0053
Scope and Contents Letters written by Inslee Deaderick to family while a prisoner of war at Camp Chase and Fort Delaware, Jan. 12, 1864-March 15, 1865 with typed transcriptions. 19 letters. + Deaderick family letters, June 2, 1865-Oct. 4, 1866. 3 pcs. + letters from James Coffin to Alice Deaderick Grainger, 1926-1929. 5 letters (typescript). + David Anderson Deaderick memorandum of letters written, 1851-1871. He was the paymaster at the pension office in Knoxville, Tenn.; pensions paid were 1850s Revolutionary...
Dates: 1851-1871; 1926-1929

George W. and John J. Graham Papers, 1864-1949.

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Identifier: MSC 0300
Scope and Contents The collection includes Civil War discharge papers and related pension claims of George W. Graham of Campbell County, Tenn., and papers of his son John J. Graham and his career with the United States Post Office. The papers range in date from 1864 to 1949. Included in the collection: 1864 discharge document of George Graham, 1st Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Infantry; 1890 letter from Chancellor Henry R. Gibson to John J. Graham; correspondence, appointments and promotions of John J. Graham with...
Dates: 1864-1949

George W. Diggs Civil War discharge and pension papers) (Gift of Clarence Wells).

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Identifier: MM.nd.017
Scope and Contents Civil War papers of George W. Diggs (born near Wheat, Tenn.). Includes: September 17, 1864 discharge papers; May 3, 1884 invalid pension certificate; October 3, 1908 widow with minors certificate; March 7, 1904 log contract.
Dates: 1860s-1900s

Greene County, Tennessee Civil War Documents.

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Identifier: MM.1850.001
Scope and Contents Greene Co. Tenn. Civil War Documents East Tennessee relating to Greene County during the Civil War. 1st grouping – includes a 1866 listing of Union soldiers applying for a certificate of disability in East Tennessee. Included in the description is the type of wound or malady, where they were discharged, and occasionally the battle where the injury occurred. An example entry, "May 7th 1866 – Capt. David Fry – Co. F 2nd Tenn. Regt Mounted Inft – Discharged Annapolis Md 27th March 1865 – disease...
Dates: 1851-1878

J. Leonard Garland Collection--Civil War Research.

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Identifier: MSC 0066
Scope and Contents Civil War service and pension records of soldiers from East Tennessee and Western North Carolina. Photocopies from the National Archives. Arranged alphabetically by soldier’s surname. Also: one Revolutionary War record (John Nelson) and one War of 1812 record (Thomas Whitehead).
Dates: 1812; 1861-1890

Littleton Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0162
Scope and Contents Photograph of Aunt Tennessee and Uncle Jesse at the big cave, no date (1 pc.); two letters from Thomas Bible, Greene Co., Tenn., to Jesse M. Littleton. Jan. 6, 1866 and Aug. 10, 1869 + one envelope with three cent stamp (all laminated by donor); 1909 pension certificate to Martha T. Littleton, widow of Jesse M. Littleton. No. 678,066 + three pension increase notices, 1917, 1920, 1930. Muster Roll of Captain Isham Young. Co. I, 1st Regiment of East Tennessee Volunteers, United States Army. Dec....
Dates: 1862-1869; 1909-1930

William Rule Papers.

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Identifier: MSC 0008
Scope and Contents Papers of William Rule(1839-1928), a newspaper editor, mayor of Knoxville (1873, 1898), and postmaster (1873, 1877) in Knoxville, Tenn. Born in Knox County, Tenn. Married Lucy Anne Maxey in 1858. Worked with William G. Brownlow on Knoxville Whig. Served in Sixth Tennessee Volunteer Regiment, Union Army, 1862-1865. Published Republican newspaper, the Knoxville Chronicle. Founded the Knoxville Journal in 1885, which merged with the Tribune in 1888 to become the Journal and Tribune. Rule was...
Dates: 1860-1927