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Union Army

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

General J. G. Foster letter to Lt. General James Longstreet, January 7, 1864; and to Mrs. Amos Brinney, February 24, 1864. (Civil War)

Identifier: MM.1998.001
Scope and Contents Letter from Maj. Gen. Cmdg. J. G. Foster, Headquarters, Department of the Ohio, Knoxville, E.T., to Lieut. James Longstreet, Comdg. Confederate Forces in East Tennessee. January 7, 1864. ALS 2 pp. (1 pc.) Re: Lincoln’s broadside re: amnesty to Confederate soldiers who desert to the Union. Rare letter from a Union general to a Confederate General. + J.G. Foster, Balt., Md., to Mrs. Amos Brinney. February 24, 1864. ALS 1 p. Re: complying with her request for a copy of his January 7 letter to...
Dates: 1864

James Robinson Ogden Photograph Album. Civil War CDVs. Gift of Miss Lucy Ogden. (Photographs)

Identifier: PAS 0153
Scope and Contents

Photograph album of James Robinson Ogden, who came to Knoxville with the 2nd Ohio Cavalry during the Civil War, Leather 5x6” album containing mostly Civil War era CDVs (cartes-de-visite). 22 photographs. Subjects include: John Keyes, view of Knoxville(?), [General Ambrose] Burnside, General George Stoneman, James R. Mitchell, H.C. Squire(?), W. Chamberlain, Henry Chester, E.C. Ruggles.

Dates: 1860s

W. E. Hedgecock Civil War diary, 1861-1863. Union. Typed transcription.

Identifier: MM.1997.018
Scope and Contents

“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.

Dates: 1861-1863

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

W.O. White Civil War Papers scans on DVD.

Identifier: MSC 0916
Scope and Contents The W. O. White Collection loaned to the McClung Historical Collection for scanning in 2011 and the original manuscripts were returned to the owner after scanning. The papers are the Civil War letters of W.O. White, 4th Tennessee Cavalry, United States Army. W.O. White was a farmer from Bradley County, Tenn, at the beginning of the Civil War. Many of the letters were written ‘At Camp,’ near Nashville and other locations. Some letters are signed W.O. White and others were signed as Orlando...
Dates: 1862-1887