Tennessee History Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 231 Collections and/or Records:
Autograph signed “With much Respect, Abram J. Ryan” and photograph labeled ‘Poet and Priest. Wrote “The Conquered Banner.”’ Framed together. Note on back of frame: This photograph and autograph were given to Mrs. Felecia Grundy Foster of Nashville, Tennessee by Father Ryan. Grandmother of Mrs. Felecia Grundy Steger Gibson, 608 Hill Ave. West, Knoxville, Tennessee. Sent by Mrs. T(?) M. Steger.
Advance Month’s Pay roster. 46th Inf. Regt. Ill. Vols. [February] 1864. Recd. from Lt. W.H. Hubbs, 13th Infantry, U.S. Mustering and Disbursing Officer, Springfield, Ill.
Advance Month’s Pay roster. 46th Inf. Regt. Ill. Vols. [February] 1864. Recd. from Lt. W.H. Hubbs, 13th Infantry, U.S. Mustering and Disbursing Officer, Springfield, Ill.. DS 1 pc. (oversize) (taped on back). Includes names of recruits and signatures.
Letter from Albert O. Brown, Mossy Creek, E. Tenn., to Father and Mother (Dr. George R. Brown, Murray County, Ga.). ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.) + envelope with free frank usage (Free P.M.). Re: thank you for money; in school; attended sermon by Mr. Tipton of Panther Springs, Tenn.; ‘ignomious state of Tennessee’; abolitionists in area; would rather be in the Confederacy; border states disgruntled with Abe Lincoln.
Archer, Mildred S. “ A Southern Part of East Tennessee.” Typescript article with transcribed Civil War letters of the Wells family of Greene County, Tenn.
Battle of Fort Saunders: Viewed from Longstreet’s Bluff, South side of river. Sepia image 5 1/4 x 2 3/4”. Mounted on card (upper left corner torn): “Souvenir, 1863-1890. Painting 8 x 20 feet, on exhibition at 242 Gay Street.” Note on back of card says “Property of Russell Harrison.” Photograph of painting by Knaffl Bros.
Pamphlet (c 1930) describing the massacre of Unionists at Limestone Cove (Unicoi County, Tenn.) in November 1863 by the Confederate Witcher’s Cavalry .
Photocopy of Pat Alderman's "Limestone Cove Tragedy" published in his 1975 book "Greasy Cove in Unicoi County"
“The Parentage, Birth, Nativity and Exploits of the Immortal Hero James Keelan, Who Defended Successfully the Bridge at Strawberry Plains, and Alone, Put to Flight Fifteen Lincolnites on the Night of the Eighth of November, A. D. 1861. By Radford Gatlin. First Edition. Atlanta, Ga. Daily Intelligencer Print. 1862.” Carbon typescript, 14 pp. (+ photocopy). Printed copies are cataloged with McClung Collection Case Books and Pamphlet Collection.
Affidavit of C.W. Charlton, Post Master of Knoxville, Tenn., then in Pulaski County, Va. December 14, 1864. ADS 1 pc. (2 pp.). Re: request for a writ of habeas corpus for his postmaster’s commission. + C.W. Charlton’s petition for a writ of habeas corpus, Pulaski County, Va. December 14, 1864. ADS 1 pc. + photocopies re: C.W. Charlton as post master and these documents.
February 16, 1864, printed parole for Carlos Hansell, private, Co. I, 61st Tennessee Regiment. Vaughn’s Brigade (a Vicksburg paroled prisoner). Jonesboro, Tenn. Signed by Jno. H. Crawford. DS 1 pc.
Charles Ducloux (1836-1917) scrapbook (United Confederate Veterans), newspaper clippings on the Civil War, dating from 1886-1895. Includes certificate of valor to Jessie Broyles (African-American), from the U. S. Army, for his service, Greeneville, Tenn. May 23, 1865. (glued to inside cover).
Chattanooga, Chickamauga, Fort Donelson, Franklin, Shiloh, and Stones River Civil War art prints by R.J. LeFevre, 1991, 1995, 1999.
Chattanooga (19x25”, Artist’s Proof 33/50, signed in pencil lr), Chickamauga (19x25”, Artist’s Proof 7/50, signed in pencil lr), Fort Donelson (11x14.5”), Franklin (11x14.5”), Shiloh (11x14.5”), and Stones River (11x14.5”) Civil War art prints by R.J. LeFevre, 1991, 1995, 1999. Certificates of authenticity also in folder.
Civil War era photograph (albumen print) of two bridges over the Holston River near Knoxville. Inscription on the verso of the photograph: “Two bridges crossing the Holston River, near Knoxville. The bridges were near Fort Sanders. This came from a collection of photos from GAR in Canton, Illinois.
Civil War indictments for treason against Theodoric Bradford, Jefferson County, Tenn., and James Walker, Bledsoe County, Tenn. 1864. (Originals were taped together and are in poor condition; photocopies were made in 1979)
Four page letter (double spread page, front & back) written by J. Benson Wier to his mother [Elizabeth Lipscob Wier] on March 9, 1863 from Morgan’s Hospital in McMinnville, Tenn. Includes original letter, typed transcript, and a brief commentary on the letter. Letter from the donor included in the folder James Benson Wier died later that year.
Civil War Letters, 1864, Rufus P. Willson, 6th Tennessee Infantry, U. S. A. Rufus P. Willson (1844-1865) was from Anderson County, Tenn. One of the letters addressed to his mother and step-father, Vincent Packet and Mary Packet. Rufus served until the end of the war and was killed in the burning of the steamer Generall Lyon off Cape Hatteras on March 30, 1865.
Civil War letters of Jno. N. McMillan, 1802 will of Edward McMillan, McMillan family history (Photocopies).
PHOTOCOPIES of McMillan family history and records; family letters, 1850s-1920s; Civil War letters of Jno. N. McMillan; will of Edward McMillan, 1802.
Civil War photographs (tintypes) of Tenn. soldiers, possibly Martin or Rimmer families from Jefferson County, Tenn.
Pair of Union Civil War tintypes (tinted) housed in a octagonal gutta percha case. Subjects are brothers from Jefferson County, Tenn from the Martin or Rimmer family. Case measures 3" H x 2 1/2" W. Condition: Overall very good condition.