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W. F. Saylor letter, December 18, 1864. (Photocopy of TS)

Identifier: MM.nd.065
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of typescript transcription of December 18, 1864 letter from W. F. Saylor, near Savannah, Ga., to “Father.” 6 pp. Mentions Civil War, burning bridges, the burning of Atlanta, etc.

Dates: 1864

W. Henry Kemp diary, January 1-July 13, 1865. Co. ‘I,’ 52nd Ill. Inf.

Identifier: MM.nd.037
Scope and Contents

Civil War diary of W. Henry Kemp, Co. ‘I,’ Ill. Inf., 4th Div., 15th A.C. January 1-July 13, 1865. 1 bound pocket diary. Kemp noted his daily activities (writing reports and record keeping) and war news, such as the death of General Kirby Smith.

Dates: 1865

Will A. McTeer Papers.

Identifier: MSC 0023
Scope and Contents Will A. McTeer was born in Blount County, Tenn., and lived there most of his life. He was a lawyer, legislator and banker. In 1862 he joined the Third Tennessee Cavalry of the Union Army as a private and retired as a major at the end of the Civil War. He married Mary T. Wilson, who died in 1898. In 1903 he married Mrs. Lucy Tilden Wilson, with whom he had one child, Wilson McTeer. Will A. McTeer attended Maryville College, served as circuit court clerk for Blount County from 1868-1878, was a...
Dates: 1828-1925

William B. Reynolds Papers, 1855-1876.

Identifier: MSC 0169
Scope and Contents William Barton Reynolds (1820-1882) was born in Hawkins County, Tenn., and lived in Benton, Polk County, Tenn. He died in Rome, Ga. Folders 1-3 include correspondence to and from William Barton Reynolds, 1855-1876. Major correspondents were son-in-law Peter Smith and John H. Reynolds. Topics include family business, education, the Civil War and conditions in East Tennessee, Lincoln’s death, and spiritualism. Folder 4 has a copy of W.B. Reynold’s obituary and reprints of six family...
Dates: 1855-1876

William Hawn (1834-1888) Papers., ca. 1847-ca. 1953. (Gift of Burrell Hawn).

Identifier: MSC 0699
Scope and Contents Correspondence of William Hawn (1834-1888) family, Knox County, Tenn. Papers cover the years ca. 1847-ca. 1953. Includes parents of William Hawn, Jacob and Elizabeth Hawn; and brothers Michael, John, Andrew (A.L. ) , and Joseph Hawn. Subjects include Civil War era papers with William, John and Michael fighting with the Union Army (Co. E, 13th Indiana Cavalry) and A.L. in the Confederate Army (Co. B, 3rd Tennessee Cavalry). Includes letters to and from home, paperwork, receipts, books,...
Dates: circa 1847-1953

William N. Swift Civil War diary, May 1862-February 1863. Co. G, 34th Regt., Georgia Vol. Inf., C. S. A. (Photocopy of typescript).

Identifier: MM.1976.001
Scope and Contents

William N. Swift Civil War diary, May 1862-February 1863. Co. G, 34th Regt., Ga Vol. Inf., CSA. Photocopy of typescript 25 pp.

Dates: 1862-1863