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Journals and drawings by Samuel Bell Palmer during and about his time as a Confederate soldier, later Union prisoner at Camp Douglas, in the Civil War.
Samuel H. Showers Civil War diary, 1864-1865. Co. E, 15th Regt. Penn. Cavalry, Anderson’s Cavalry. (Typescript).
Typescript of the diary of Samuel H. Showers , 1864-1865. Co. E, 15th Regt. Penn. Cavalry, Anderson’s Cavalry. Also a map detailing events in the diary. 36 pp. Copied from a diary in the possession of Mrs. Gordon Colborn, Norris, Tenn.
Letters and deeds of the Sevier, Loring, and Putnam families (from Tenn., Miss., Ala.). 1814-1898. An item-by-item calendar was prepared for this collection.
May 25, 1865, parole pass issued to 1st Sgt. J. T. Slowers (Stovers?, Slovers?), Co. B, 11th Tenn. Inf., Nashville. ADS 1 pc. (in rice paper at time of receipt).
June 6, 1863, letter from Sgt. R. P. Everett, 6th Florida Regt., at camp near Loudon, Tenn., to Miss [McMillan]. ALS 2 pp. Original + typed transcription. Mentions guarding the bridge over Flat Creek (Mascot, Knox County, Tenn.).
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..
A series of letters dated 1838 to 1900 to and from members of the Smith family of Cocke County, Tenn., descendants of Gen. A. E. Smith. Donor has made transcriptions of the letters, included with the gift. Letters from Newport, Tenn. and Asheville, N. C. have good wartime information.
1863 safeguard pass for Solomon Garrison, Knox County, Tenn. Signed by H. H. Thomas. 1868 claim of Solomon Garrison vs. U.S. pfa* 4 pp. 1868 claim of Elmyra Pyatt, Knox County, Tenn. pfa 4 pp. * pfa = printed form, filled in by hand
Letter from the W. P. Saunders Camp No. 3, Sons of Veterans, Division of Alabama and Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., to the Commander in Chief and members of the National Encampment, Sons of Veterans, USA. August 4, 1894. Extending an invitation to have the national meeting in Knoxville in 1895. AD 3 pp.
Handwritten and typed notes made from conversations with Miss Sue Barton, Knoxville. Mentions Generals Burnside, McClellan, and Sanders; battle at Fort Sanders; Bleak House; Boyd family, etc. Also, Christmas cards with notes on the back. On an envelope accompanying the collection: “Mrs. Etta G. Coile notes by Miss Helen Galbreath conversation with Sue Barton.”
Apparently Susan Ramsey Alexander wrote this article to submit for publication in the volume “Our Women in the War.” Her article does not appear to have been included in the book. Her article was based on her Civil War diary, which is a manuscript now in the McClung Historical Collection.
Susan Amelia Ramsey diary, September 1863-April 1864. Contains 1857 poems and essays at the front of the volume, then diary entries re: Civil War from September 1863 to April 1864, with several entries until July 1864 (written by other family members?) and one entry for April 15, 1865. Susan A. Ramsey was 17 years old when she began the diary and lived with her Confederate family east of Knoxville, Tenn.
Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings kept by T.A.R. Nelson. 19 vols. in 9 boxes. 1843-1872. Mostly political + Legal Scrapbook 1867-1868 donated in 2017.
Tennessee 200 posters (“A Path Divided: Tennessee’s Civil War Years”; “Colors of the Bicentennial”; “Reserve Your Place in History.”).
The Chattanooga Rebel (Chattanooga, Tenn.) (August 9, 1862) (facsimile); one issue (4 pp.) (17 x 12 inches) This issue reprinted several times for reunions of veterans of the Civil War.
April 13, 1864, letter from Thomas Bounds in camp at Chattanooga, to his sister Cynthia Bounds. Mentions problems with the mail.
Thomas J. Cook. Pair of pocket diaries by a sergeant under Burnside and Sherman. 2 volumes. ;  pages. 12mo, unmatched original limp calf, first volume with moderate wear, the second worn with front wrapper detached; second volume apparently lacking 2 leaves at beginning, others coming loose, a few pages written in faint ink. January 1863 to February 1865
Ticket for the 1962 commemorative excursion on The General, a reenactment of the Civil War train ride. (gift of Allen Coggins)
Ticket for the 1962 commemorative excursion on The General reenactment of the Civil War train ride. # 11730. Issued by Louisville & Nashville Railroad, mention historic run of April 12, 1862. Used by Allen Coggins of Oak Ridge and his great uncle Herbert Lucas. 1 ticket. + photocopies of notes by donor.
United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) scrapbook with newspaper clippings, ca. 1870s-1930s. Mostly local interest, Confederate veterans, decoration days, Civil War stories. Gift of Mrs. Amanda White McTeer.
List of articles taken from the storehouse of John S. Van Gilder during the Siege of Knoxville in November-December 1863. Money due from the United States Government. Listing of articles dated December 5, 1863. Document sworn to on May 12, 1864. ADS 1 pc. (both sides) + envelope with explanation, written by Calvin Morgan McClung.
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).
- Subject: Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 X