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“Diary Which I Kept While In The Army Against The Rebellion, 1861-1863. Transcribed July 15, 1892. By W.E. Hedgecock.” PHOTOCOPY. Mentions leaving Knox County, Tenn., home in 1861 and going to Kentucky; illnesses; Camp Wildcat (Laurel County, Ky.); Captain of H, Tennessee Volunteers; fighting; Nashville; Murfreesboro; small pox; Hedgecock family records.
Letter from W. G. Brownlow, Cincinnati, Ohio, to G. W. Childs, Philadelphia, Penn. Sept. 25, 1863. ALS 1 p. + envelope with stamp. Re: leaving on a government train via Cumberland Gap with family and printing supplies; send bound bundle of Whigs; wife’s sewing machine; battle in Georgia with son James’ regiment of 840 East Tennesseans.
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”
August 5, 1864, letter from W. G. Brownlow, Knoxville, to D. F. Harrison, Postmaster at Loudon. ALS 1 pc. Re: his remarks about Dr. Harrison’s family being rebels; Brownlow almost mobbed in Cleveland two weeks ago. .
W. H. and J. T. Moffett Papers. New Market, Tenn. 1830s-1880s (Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Armistead) (Account books).
W. O. White Manuscripts. (164 color scans printed) Civil War letters of W. O. White, 4th Tenn Cavalry, USA 1863-1865 + later documents 1867 and 1887. White was originally from Bradley County Tenn.
July 20, 1861, letter from W. R. Caswell, Brig. General, Hd. Qtrs. East Tennessee Brigade, Knoxville, Tenn., to Capt. Sam. Powell. Re: mustering of companies, sending 100 muskets. ALS 1 pc. (very fragile; almost in pieces at time of receipt). + July 20, 1861, Special Order from Brigadier General W. R. Caswell, Head Quarters, East Tennessee Brigade, Knoxville, Tenn. ANS 1 pc. Re: appointment of Captain Sam Powell as Captain of 4th Regt. of infantry.
Photocopies of: 1780 Hettick-Watterson deed of conveyance, PA; 1803 letter from Sarah Coates to Edward Watterson, Hawkins County, Tenn.; 1827 letter from Wm. Watterson to Henry Watterson, Hawkins County, Tenn.; 1855 letter from H. Watterson, Hawkins County, Tenn., to William (mentions McMinn Academy); 1864 letter from W.H. Watterson, Glade Spring, Va., to family (re: Civil War).
William B. Reynolds letters, 1863-1866, and John Hughes Reynolds diary, 1866-1870 (gift of Fielding Ogburn).
1862 Sergeant appointment for William Brown, Co. K, 16th Regt., Ill. Vols. 1864 discharge papers for William Brown August 1, 1863 Chattanooga Daily Rebel newspaper (stored in Map Case)
One envelope with image of William G. Brownlow and quote from him re: never deserting the Stars & Stripes. Printed in blue ink. Letters at far left edge of quote are missing. 3 cent stamp. Addressed to G. H. Skade(?) in Ohio with another handwritten note across the address dated May 27, 1862, ‘nothing worthy of note except Daniel Kurtz swindling the soldiers out of their money.’
Civil War diary of William George Taylor (1844-1922), written while a prisoner of war, June 21, 1864 - February 24, 1865, and after his release through May 1865. Copied by Catherine Taylor Miller in 1923. The original belonged to Mrs. Louise K. Taylor Forgey. Photocopy. W. G. Taylor was from Russellville, East Tenn. He served in Co. I, Second Tennessee Cavalry, C. S. A.
Wm. R. Webber’s May 15, 1907, statement regarding his service in the Confederate States of America Army, June 10, 1862-May 15, 1865. Written in Knoxville, Tenn. ADS 1 p. August 23, 1984, letter from Ellen Garrison, Archives of Appalachia, forwarding the Webber document, explaining that it was separated from the William H. and Gladys Brewer Papers upon the request of the donor.
- Subject: Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865 X