United States History Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:
12 color copies (+ backs of two of the copies) (color laser copies) of stereoviews (stereographs) in the Library of Congress. Civil War scenes, including bridge at Strawberry Plains, railroad bridge across Platt Creek, environs of Knoxville seen from south bank of Tennessee River. + photocopies of Library of Congress order information, including call number and reproduction number (needed to order copies).
Brownlow (Parson Brownlow’s Farewell Address in view of his imprisonment by the Rebels, October 24, 1861). (Ephemera)
Parson Brownlow’s Farewell Address in view of his imprisonment by the Rebels, October 24, 1861. Printed by Thomas W. Hartley, Philadelphia. Includes picture of Brownlow. 1 pc. 10.75 x 13.5”
Eleven cartes-de-visite of Civil War Union officers. SPC 2014-013-001 Orlando M. Poe (signed). SPC 2014-013-002 M. ([Marsena] R. Patrick. SPC 2014-013-003 John G. Parke. SPC 2014-013-004 Wm. P. Sanders. SPC 2014-013-005 Rufus Saxton. SPC 2014-013-006 Robert C. Schenck. SPC 2014-013-007 Wm. Rosencrans. SPC 2014-013-008 [Lovell] Rousseau. SPC 2014-013-009 D. G. Farragut.(signed). SPC 2014-013-010 David G. Farragut. SPC 2014-013-011 Charles W. Sanford.
Civil War Diary of B. F. Morris, McLaughlin’s Ohio Veteran Volunteer Cavalry. Transcribed by descendant David E. Zehner.
The Civil War diary of Edwin L. Hayes, N.J. (photocopy) + his Civil War service record, pension forms, etc. + 1 page of Hayes genealogy.
Civil War documents, Department of the Cumberland. Many of the documents are from Kingston and Chattanooga in East Tennessee.
Bound volume (front and back covers loose) entitled “War Experience of Capt. R. G. Clark.” 94 pp. TS. The Memoir was written by Reuben Grove Clark. R G. Clark (1833-1900) was a captain in the 59th Tennessee Mounted Infantry, CSA. His granddaughter, the donor Willene B. Clark, edited the memoirs for publication by ‘the University Press’ in 1994. One copy of the Memoir + one copy of the Memoir edited by Willene Clark and published by the University of Tennessee Press.
Civil War service records of Cyrenius Mort (9th Tenn. Cavalry) and George Mort (39th Tenn. Mtd. Inf.)
Copies of Sept. 15 & 16, 1862, orders and instructions to evacuate Federal troops from Cumberland Gap. Orders of General George W. Morgan, USA. Ten sheets (including typed gift sheet). (photocopies) Several 1891 notes signed by George W. Morgan, one on “Middlesborough” letterhead (resort in Middlesborough, Ky.) with pictures of the hotel.
Cummings Family Papers (Cummings, Campbell, Gibson, Preston and related families) (gift of Richard Cummings).
Cyclorama Souvenir, from the "Great Cyclorama, Battle of Gettysburg” on exhibition in Chattanooga
A[braham] Lincoln, Executive Mansion, Washington, letter to Mrs. Bixby, Boston, Mass. November 21, 1864. ALS 1 p. Facsimile. Re: death of her five sons in battle.
Civil War service record of General William P. Sanders, Co. F & S, 5th Ky. Cav. Includes pension application of his mother Margaret H. Sanders, San Francisco, Ca. (photocopies) (Photocopy of the 1867 document procured from the National Archives in 1980) Military Service Records (NNCC) no. 151,907
Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Dept. of Tennessee. Roster Records consist of two extremely oversize volumes listing the members of the posts in Tennessee
Photocopy of scrapbook of clippings and articles compiled by H. O. Nelson. Subjects include Zollicoffer Castle, poems, Dr. John M. Boyd, Civil War, historical buildings of Knoxville.
Haskew, Aron J. Civil War Diary kept in Washington, D. C. Also has family record of family of Aron J. Haskew (b.23 May 1834).
Hugh L. McClung commission, July 5, 1861, signed by Gov. Isham Harris. Captain, 26th Regiment, Provisional Force of Tennessee Volunteers. DS 1 pc. Gift of Mrs. Hugh M. Thomas.
August 22, 1862 letter from James Ault, Camp Armstrong, Miss., to his cousin Cynthia Ault, Knoxville, Tenn. ALS 2 pp. + Env. Mentions his company, family, etc. September 25, 1865 letter from “Aunt,” Charleston, to Cynthia [Ault]. ALS 2 pp. Mentions Lincolnites and Negroes, family news, etc.
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.