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Identifier: MSC 0014
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers of the families of James Coleman of Memphis, George D. Holmes of Covington, Tenn., and William King of Sumner County, Tenn. James Coleman material includes personal correspondence with wife Ellen and family, 1853-1859; re: his service with the Confederate Army (served with Gen. John C. Breckinridge); and his work with Western Union Telegraph Company in Memphis. George D. Holmes material includes personal; letters, 1846-1916. William King material includes letters re:...
Identifier: Ephemera 2000.001
Scope and Contents “Miss Martha Brownlow; or the Heroine of Tennessee.” Etched portrait of Martha Brownlow (Susan Brownlow) from the cover of a ca. 1862 book published by Barclay & Co., Philadelphia. 1 pc. (fragile, brittle).
Dates: circa 1862
Identifier: MSC 0032
Scope and Contents 37 letters, no date, 1863-1865, from William and Michael Rule to their parents and sister Elizabeth. Written while they were serving in the Union Army. Also 96 pieces, mostly receipts, ca. 1850-1876, which belonged to George M. Kirby.
Identifier: SPC 1999.001
Scope and Contents Mrs. Sue Boyd Barton’s Collection of Civil War cartes-de-visites (CDVs). Most are military officers or personnel, Union soldiers, in uniform. Includes: G.M. Bascom; Samuel Boyce; Governor D. Campbell; H.S. Chamberlain; Capt. Chapin; E.J. Cobb & woman; Mr. Devereaux; F.F. Flint; Horatio Gates Gibson & family; Dan Hoffman; Capt. Howard; J. Elliott Jacobs; Loring Lambert; Wm. R. Patterson; Mrs. Wm. R. Patterson; Capt. Schecnk & child; Capt. Deane; Gen. Schofield; Lt. Sternburg; Gen....
Scope and Contents Muster roll of Captain George W. Gorman, Co. I, 2nd Tennessee Regiment of Cavalry, U.S. October 31, 1863-February 29, 1864. 1 document (torn, 2 pcs.). Includes many men from Sevierville, Sevier County, Tenn.
Muster Rolls of Captain Archable Myers, Co. F, Sixth Regt., East Tennessee Volunteer Infantry. 1862, 1864-1865 + Returns, Capt. Archable Myers, Co. F, 6th Regt., East Tenn. Vol. Inf., U.S., 1862-1865.
Identifier: QMM.2003.001 a&b&c&d
Scope and Contents QMM.2003.001a: Muster Roll of Captain Archable Myers, Co. F, Sixth Regt., East Tennessee Volunteer Infantry. Col. Joseph A. Cooper. March 10-Aug. 31, 1862. Handwritten listing of names and information on printed form. 1 document (very fragile, torn, in several pieces). QMM.2003.001b: Muster Roll of Captain Archable Myers, Co. F, Sixth Regt., East Tennessee Volunteer Infantry. Lt. Col. Ed Maynerd (Maynard). Oct. 31-Dec. 31, 1864. Handwritten listing of names and information on printed form. 1...
Identifier: MM.2000.007 a&b
Scope and Contents MM.2000.007a:1) Two envelopes addressed to Miss Julia Reagan, H. C. F. College, Asheville, N. C. Stamp area torn away on one envelopes, stamp missing from 2nd envelope. Inside of one envelope addressed to Gen. Jas. H. Reagan, Facility, Tenn. Handwritten dates on front: ‘17th May,’ ’ and ‘6th Aug.’ + one envelope dated Nov. 29/63 (from) Pigeon River, N. C. to Miss Julia Reagan, care of J. C. Norwood, Lenoir, Caldwell Co., N. C. (torn, stamp missing) 2) July 21, 1862, letter to Miss Margaret....
Scope and Contents Nitre and Mining Bureau. Partly Printed Document Signed. Knoxville, 28 November 1862. Wm. F. M. Hyder is exempt from military service while engaged in manufacture of nitre or lead for the Confederate Government. Form printed in Knoxville by Haws and Dunkerley. Signed by F. J. Finnie, Captain and Superintendent 7th Nitre Mining District.
Pass through Federal Lines to Isaac Benson issued by Office of Provost Marshall General East Tennessee, Brig. Gen. S. P. Carter. Oct. 7, 1863.
Scope and Contents One week pass through Federal Lines to Isaac Benson issued by Office of Provost Marshal General East Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. Brig. Gen. S. P. Carter. Oct. 7, 1863. Signed by Jos. P. Carel. DS 1 pc.
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. (Photocopies) Paul M. Fink (1892-1980) was...
Identifier: SPC 2019.001
Scope and Contents 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.
Identifier: Ephemera 2003.001
Scope and Contents Envelope printed with blue and red ink published by Jas. Gates, Cincinnati. Portrait of Parson (William G.) Brownlow and April 22, 1861 excerpt from letter to General Gideon Pillow refusing to serve as chaplain. Typed note pasted to bottom of envelope ,’ He answered not in the spirit of The Master.” 1 pc.
Identifier: Prints: Civil War/Knoxville
Scope and Contents Individual prints and engravings of the Civil War in Knoxville and East Tennessee. Purchased original prints by Frank Leslie’s Illustrated, Harpers Weekly, and Kurz & Allison and others.
Identifier: Prints Civil War/Tennessee
Scope and Contents Individual prints and engravings of the Civil War in Tennessee. Purchased from original prints by Frank Leslie’s Illustrated, Harpers Weekly, and Kurz & Allison and others.
Dates: nineteenth century
Proclamation issued by General E. Kirby Smith and W. M. Churchwell re: clemency and amnesty, Knoxville, Tenn., April 1862. Confederate. (ephemera)
Identifier: Ephemera 2006.011
Scope and Contents Proclamation issued by Major General E. Kirby Smith, Commanding Dept. of East Tenn., April 18, 1862, and W.M. Churchwell, Colonel and Provost Marshal, Knoxville, Tenn., April 23, 1862. Re: clemency and amnesty for citizens. Confederate document. Printed broadside. 1 pc. Ephemera.
Identifier: SPC 2015.016
Scope and Contents 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
Identifier: SPC 2006.003
Scope and Contents 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.’
Dates: ca. 1954
Receipt for payment of horse. Richard D. Tate, John and Elizabeth Taliaferro from John McEwen, Aug. 26, 1865.
Scope and Contents East Tenn., Loudon or Roane Co., Aug. 26, 1865. Recpt. of payment for a horse which was bought in 1863 and apparently not paid for or paid in Confederate money, as the bill is against the Taliaferro family who were Confederates. Other documents from this family show payment in Confed. money during the war, and Oaths of Allegiance after the war. This document does not mention type of payment. Horse sold by John McEwen. Claim signed by John Mcune, Wm. A. Tucker, and John C. Fincher. Tax stamp...
Receipt from Leander A. Poor, Capt. to Matilda Carter for purchase of hay, Greene County, April 10, 1865.
Scope and Contents Receipt from Leander A. Poor, Capt. to Matilda Carter for purchase of 4,800 pounds of hay, Greene County, April 10, 1865, for $42.72.
Scope and Contents Record of the Knox County Ex-Union Soldier’s Association, 1905-1929. John W. Andes, Secretary, Alexander Eckel, Assistant. Inscribed on flyleaf “Presented to the Association by W. R. Carter, 1905” and “The regular meeting of the Association was fixed on the second Thursday of September of each year at Fountain City.” Meeting notices and minutes of each annual meeting from 1905 to 1928. Some clippings included. Most of the minutes taken by Alexander Eckel. 1 bound manuscript volume, 9.75 x 7.5...
Identifier: MSC 0819
Scope and Contents Registration of Voters in Blount County, Tenn, Under the Act of May 3, 1866. Index at front. 160 pp. (some blank). Bound. Includes one tipped-in newspaper account of the act + 1 loose sheet from the Office of Commissioner of Registration signed by James Henry.
Scope and Contents Records of the Proceedings of the Executive Committee of the Relief Association of East Tennessee. Knoxville, Tennessee. February 8, 1864 (p. 23) -May 12, 1868 (p. 247). Thomas W. Humes, Chairman (signed from February 8, 1864-December 23, 1865 (p. 201. 1 volume, pp. 23-247 (pages 248-256 are blank). Also known as the East Tennessee Relief Association. For the relief of “needy and destitute citizens.” [Union supporters].
Scope and Contents Reminiscences of Captain J. W. Ayres. March 1892. TS 9 pp. “An address delivered by Captain J. W. Ayres at open Camp Fire in Harriman, Tenn. March 1892.” Re: his service in the 3rd Mo. Cavalry Volunteers, Trans-Mississippi department, 1861-1865.
Identifier: MSC 0371
Scope and Contents Loudon County Historian Rhea Alexander’s collection includes correspondence and papers, photographs, research on families of Loudon, Blount, Monroe, Rhea, and Roane counties, Cherokee Indian families and records, typescripts of treaties with the Cherokee, Colony of Virginia Fort, historic buildings, “Beloved Landmarks of Loudon County,” Hiwassee District, Loudon Co. Bicentennial Film, tax lists, Civil War soldiers, Pioneers of Roane County, James Wyly grave, Regent Hiwassee Chapter DAR. Some...
Identifier: MSC 0031
Scope and Contents Robert B. Barker (1901-1980) was a native of North Carolina. After serving in World War I, he attended George Washington University and National University Law School. He passed the bar examination and practiced law in Tennessee and in the District of Columbia. He was one of the lawyers for the Army McCarthy Hearings. Civil War research was done by lawyer Robert B. Barker on East Tennessee, Western North Carolina, and North Georgia soldiers in the National Archives. An important interest was...
Identifier: MSC 0087
Scope and Contents Collection includes: James White and John Williams deed, 1816; The Examiner newspaper, African-American newspaper, Knoxville, June 29, 1878; W. S. McEwen correspondence, Kingston, Tenn., 1850-1869; postcards; stamps; World War II; Civil War related topics.
Identifier: MSC 0372
Scope and Contents Russell Miller, Sheriff, Campbell County, Tenn.,. Includes Campbell County tax lists, 1844-1845; papers from 1853-1869; receipts, Civil War letters, family letters to Mouse Creek area (Monroe County). Russell Miller went to Ky. during Civil War, Confederate sympathizer.
Sallie McDowell Moffett (Mrs. John T. Moffett) Papers, 1832-1916). Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead. (photographs, scrapbooks).
Identifier: MSC 0788
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sallie McDowell Moffett and her husband John T. (Tom) Moffett. 1832-1916. Includes letters during their courtship and during the Civil War (John T. Moffett was a Sgt. in Capt. Lynch’s Artillery, CSA). Letters include home life, family, military camp life and details of battles, some correspondence with other family members, business papers, church matters. About 450 letters. (118 folders in 3 boxes). Box 4 has family photographs, including Photograph of John Thomas...
Scope and Contents 1882 claims filed with the War Department by John J. Allen and Sallie Taylor, Cocke County, Tenn., for goods taken away February 1865. (Name of person to whom addressed has been cut away). November 9, 1863, Cincinnati, Capt. _______ ‘s (name cut out) Company, list of food. Fragment, 4 pcs.
Scope and Contents July 2, 1862, letter to Mother from Sam B. Palmer, Loudon, Tenn. ALS 1 p. Mentions cooking and baking bread at the camp. July 23, 1862, letter to Mother from Sam B. Palmer, Camp Bill Parker, Loudon, Tenn. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.). Mentions cooking at camp, shelter, firing shells on the anniversary of the Battle of Manassas, friends killed. Includes a sketch labeled ‘Our parlor, bedroom, dining room & kitchen.’
- Subject: Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 X