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Letters of John and Rhoda Campbell Williams (Knoxville) to son Rufus Morgan Williams at Edgehill School, Princeton, N.J., 1864-1865, 1867 + one letter from Thomas L. Williams to brother, n.d. . 14 letters + one envelope. Received from donor June 23, 1987: copy photograph by Knaffl & Bro. of Rhoda Campbell Morgan Williams + photocopy of picture of Col. Joseph Williams.
Research on the Gillespie and Fain families (mostly photocopies, many from printed sources) and copy of “Amaranth- Plantation Memories of a Person of No Importance” by (Annie Booth?) later Mrs. Sam McKinney, Knoxville, Tenn. About the Booth family on Oakley Plantation, Warren County., Miss. 57 pp. Photocopy.
April 17, 1878, letter from John H. Reagan, House of Representatives, Washington, D. C., to Frank Thomas, New York. ALS 2 pp. RE: responding to request for an autograph and stating that John H. Reagan was Past Master General of the Confederacy during its whole existence. + typed letter from dealer describing letter. 1 pc.
Civil War discharge of Joseph Crawford, Co. F, 12th Regt., Ind. Vol. Signed by Captain George Nelson. 1862.
Genealogy of Kirtley and allied families. The majority of the collection contains research on Kirtley, Thompson, Matthews, Roberts, Flora and some research on Early, Harbour, Mitchell, Morris, Rowan, Sims, and Jamison families. The research was done by Gordon Kirtley and his late wife. The collection includes one oversize Kirtley family chart (in Map Room); photographs; photocopies of maps; Hurricane Bridge and Huntington, WV, material; and two Civil War medals for James Alexander Flora.
Last General Order of the Army of Tennessee (Confederate States of America) by Joe Johnston, April 27, 1865, and Last Roster of Company F, 5th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA, May 3, 1865. (Civil War)
Lincoln and Johnson 1864 campaign button (circular tin-type, embossed, with red ribbon). Image on both sides.
Lizzie [Elizabeth M.] Lenoir letter to Julia Reagan. December 16, 1863. Unsigned letter to Julia Reagan, July 18, 1864.
December 16, 1863, letter from Lizzie [Elizabeth M. Lenoir, daughter of William Ballard Lenoir], Forks of Pigeon, to cousin Julia [Reagan]. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.). Re: family news, Civil War news, Tories' ambush, militia, etc. + a. July 18, 1864 unsigned letter, near Leasburg, Va., to Julia Reagan. AL Partial letter 2 pp. (1 pc.). Re: Battle of Peadmount, men lost, family safe, wife and three daughters arrested in Nashville, Arthur Ramsey wounded and died, men found whiskey.
Lt. Andrew James Patton Barnes Civil War diary and papers. Andrew Barnes (b. 1843) served in the 2nd Iowa Infantry 1861-1864. After the Battle of Kenesaw in 1864, Barnes was appointed Lieutenant of Co. E, 42nd U. S. Colored Infantry, where he served 1864-1865. He was mustered out of service in Huntsville, Ala., January 31, 1866. The original diary and transcription are included. He served from 1864-1865 in Chattanooga.
Copy of the account by Marcellus French, Late Captain, Co. F, 35th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry, re: dispatch #2 from [U.S.] Grant [Robert E.] Lee. 1865. 7 pp. Copied from the original paper by Charles Ducloux, Knoxville.
Muster Out Roll of a detachment of Co. H, 175th Regt. of Ohio Inf. July 1865. Gift of Dorothy Kelly.
Muster Out Roll of a detachment of Co. H, 175th Regt. of Ohio Inf. (4 men). July 1865. Signed in Huntsville, Ala by J.W. ___?, Captain, 88th Ill. Inf. DS 1 document (torn, taped, in 2 pcs.).
Letter from O. W. LeVert, Mobile, Ala., to “Dear General.” [General Beauregard]. December 9, 1863 “the 152 of the Siege of Charleston.” ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.) Re: sending letter via Lt. Lance(?); Dr. LeVert paralyzed; mentions Davis, Bragg, Battle of Chickamauga; Davis’ appointing either General Johnston or recipient of letter, but Davis did not want to add to the laurel leaves on wreath circling your (“General”) brow; Octavia; send photograph.
Collection consists of an estimated 200 items relating to the 4th Tennessee Infantry Volunteers, U. S. A.
Powers of attorney from Anderson Jones, James Johnson, Sr., and Handy Kelley to Captain Thomas W. Allred for pay in military service in the Missouri Home Guard. 1864.
Powers of attorney from Anderson Jones, James Johnson, Sr., and Handy Kelley to Captain Thomas W. Allred for pay in military service in the Missouri Home Guard. July 1864. Christian County, Mo. DS 3 pcs.
Pvt. Benjamin Crownover Giddens Papers. Box 1: 13 manuscripts including the Civil War letters of Pvt. Benjamin C. Giddens, 3rd Tennessee Lilliard’s Infantry, Company “G” and letters of his father, Rev. Riley Anderson Giddens of Bradley County, Tenn.. Also, tintype of Pvt. Benjamin C. Giddens, R. W. Selvidge, Cleveland, Tenn., to sister. ALS 1 pc. /2 pp. On letterhead. Re: Settlement of father’s estate + photocopies of information re: John Conway Jefferson Selvidge, rifle maker.
Record Book of the Provost Marshal (N.C. McLean), United States Army, Department of the Ohio. 1863-1864. 1 vol. index at front. 358 pp. Bound.
Speech of the Hon. Reese B. Brabson on the State of the Union; delivered in the House of Representatives, March 2, 1861. Washington: 1861. Photocopy.
Reprints of 12 Civil War Newspapers, a Centennial of the Civil War project by Royal Crown Cola, Knoxville, Tenn.
September 10, 1862 letter from S. Bassell French, Headquarters, Valley District, near Boonesboro, to J. H. Miles, Frederick City. ALS 1 p. + envelope (torn) + typed transcription. Re: thanking Miles for claret sent to Major General Jackson.
Letter from Stephen Powers, Paducah, Ky., to his sisters Emeline, Larkes(?), and Mary Ann. April 25, 1865. Re: brother William discharged from the army; Joel is dead; mentions Riley and Bennett; his father; hopes for a time all can come home in peace.” ALS 2 pp. (partial) PHOTOCOPY.
The Soldier’s Pocket Book (Civil War). Title page missing. Includes notes to soldiers (”We do not hate our Southern brethren...” “We fight for the Union...”), prayers, Scripture selections, selected Psalms, hymns, and hints to soldiers. Handwritten inscription on inside front cover: “Wroth(?) picked this up on the Battlefield of Fredericksburg.” Soft, red embossed cover. 1 vol. 64 pp. (ephemera) note from source on eBay: published by the Presbyterian Board of Publication of Philadelphia
Civil War diary of Thomas Hart Benton Lovelady (6th Texas Cavalry, C.S.A.). 58 pp. Photocopy. Covers the years 1861-1865.
U. S. District Court, Sixth Circuit, District of East Tennessee, Nov. 1864, indictment of Clinton A. Charles of Hawkins Co, Tenn., as a traitor.
U.S. District Court, Sixth Circuit, District of East Tennessee, Nov. 1864, indictment of Clinton A. Charles of Hawkins Co. Tenn., as a traitor.
This collection documents the Van Deventer, Rhea, Campbell, Cowan, Lynn, and Russell families. The major donors were Martha Rhea Van Deventer and her children: Robert, Laetitia, and Isabella. The collection includes many small artifacts, textiles, manuscripts, photographs, and artwork. Robert Van Deventer’s art is an important part of the collection. 1877 photographs of Island Home in boxes 52-53. A finding aid is available.
- Subject: United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 X
- Photographs 14
- Diaries 8
- Confederate States of America (CSA) 5
- Artifacts 4
- Education 4
- Genealogy 4
- Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 4
- Brownlow, William Gannaway, 1805-1877 3
- Cartes de visite (CDVs) 3
- Correspondence 3
- Politics and government 3
- Portraits 3
- Uniforms 3
- African Americans 2
- Autographs 2
- Cyclorama Souvenir 2
- Elections 2
- Ephemera 2
- Military personnel 2 + ∧ less
- English 8
- No linguistic content; Not applicable 1