United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains 15 items. The letters are addressed primarily to John Kimmel from friends, during the Civil War. One letter is addressed to Lucy Ingham, who became his wife. There is one unidentified daguerreotype photograph included in the collection, and one poem by John Kimmel.
This collection contains copies of letters from 3 Union Soldiers to Norman Moore, during the Civil War. The letters discuss the war, lives of the soldiers, lives of people in Tennessee and Mississippi, crime in Nashville, and the death of President Lincoln. Several letters are fragmented pieces, and 2 letters are severely faded.
This collection contains a handwritten memoir from 1861-1864 written by Captain John Watson Morton. The memoir details the story of "Morton's Battery" under General Nathan Bedford Forrest.
This collection contains documents related to railroad defense by Union soldiers during the American Civil War. There is also a detailed report on 61 railroad bridges on lines in North Georgia, East Tennessee, and Central Tennessee. Finally, there are documents related to Lt. Henry Osterheld's service during the war.
The papers of Frank Lawrence Owsley (1913-1959) consist of ten cubic feet of materials and are primarily concerned with the professional life and career of this historian, author, and teacher. The major series in the papers include the Correspondence, the Writings, Personal and Biographical Materials, Agrarians, Publication Material, Academic Career, Professional Activities, and Research Materials.
The Owsley Charts were compiled at Vanderbilt University circa 1939-45 through the combined efforts of Harriet Chappell Owsley, Blanche Henry Clark, and Chase Mooney, under the direction of Frank Lawrence Owsley, Professor of History. The charts themselves represent a composite of Schedules I (land ownership), H (slave ownership), and IV (products of agriculture) of the unpublished Federal Census for Tennessee, 1850 and 1860.
This collection contains 1 diary written by Alfred Roland Pittman, a minister in Robeson County, North Carolina, from 1864 through 1865. It chronicles his activities, including number of baptisms performed, which scriptures were read at church, and the weather.
This collection contains 116 letters written to Elizabeth Lee Smith during the American Civil War. The majority of the letters are from Jasper Newton Smith who Elizabeth would marry during the war. The letters concern the progress of the war and the budding romance between Jasper and Elizabeth.
This collection contains an address, biographical and collection details, journal articles, and a manuscript relating to General Gates P. Thruston.
Please note that additional information regarding ‘The Thruston Collection’ is located in the Secretary of the University Records, RG 900, under Robert McGaw.