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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Apprenticeship of Nebo Eddins, Colored, to James N. Thorton 1866
Associated name : James N. Thornton
Associated name : Alfred Bearden
Date Created: 1867-01-09
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: Lincoln County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003438
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 8
Applicant : James Newland
Date Created: 1868-05-09
Abstract: These are approved claims by a Hardeman County citizen for damages to his property by the `rebel army`.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Rebel Claims
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002754
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 55
Applicant : Jarmiah C. Barnes
Date Created: 1868-04-14
Abstract: Claims filed by Benton County, Tennessee, citizens after the Civil War for damages caused by the Confederate Army. The document includes an inventory of the damages. The Confederate Army is referred to in the document as the Rebel Army. The Civil War is identified as the Rebellion. The claim had to include witnesses who could vouch that the claimant had never given "aid, comfort, countenance, or encouragement" to the rebellion.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Benton County Court Records
Contributing Institution: Benton County Archive
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000989
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Title: Southern Rights Ticket
Creator : Southern Rights Party
Associated name : Jefferson Davis, 1808-1889
Associated name : William G. Swan
Date Created: 1861
Abstract: Southern Rights Ticket advocating Southern Democrats who had split from the regular Democratic party for office in the Confederacy. Jefferson Davis is listed as the only Presidential nominee for the Confederate states. William G. Swan is from East Tennessee and is running for Congress of the Confederacy.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Ephemera Collection
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001244
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 179
Signer : Jesse M. Thomas
Date Created: 1868-06-10
Abstract: These are claims filed by Hardeman County, Tennessee, citizens after the Civil War for damages caused by the Confederate Army. The document includes an inventory of the damages. The Confederate Army is referred to in the document as the Rebel Army. The Civil War is identified as the Rebellion. The claim had to include witnesses who could vouch that the claimant had never given "aid, comfort, countenance, or encouragement" to the rebellion.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Rebel Claims
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003557
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Title: John B. Brownlow in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple
Author : John Bell Brownlow, 1839-1922
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1892-09-08
Abstract: Brownlow discusses the 1855 Tennessee Gubernatorial election, including speeches and a debate in Murfreesboro. Hypothesizes as to the reasons for the defeat of Gentry to Johnson.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003508
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Title: John B. Brownlow in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple
Author : John Bell Brownlow, 1839-1922
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1891-08-22
Abstract: Brownlow writes about Temple`s pending book, praising him as the man most knowledgeable of East Tennessee history. Discusses public opinion and leadership in the North and the South and the Northern hatred of Andrew Johnson. Mentions the recent election of John Hawk.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003471
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Title: John B. Brownlow in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple
Author : John Bell Brownlow, 1839-1922
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1892-04-20
Abstract: Brownlow describes the events surrounding the election of Andrew Johnson to the Senate during the Grant Administration. Recounts an encounter with a drunken Rev. Pitts. Remarks on the undependability of the Knoxville Post Office.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003477
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Title: John B. Brownlow in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : John Bell Brownlow, 1839-1922
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1891-08-08
Abstract: Brownlow recounts the populace opposition of the war in North Western Carolina, Northern Georgia, and Northern Alabama, describing how the leadership manipulated opinion to favor secession. He rebukes Rule, who stated that these regions already favored secession and that East Tennessee abolition and pro-Unionism was present only in the leadership.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003469
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Title: John B. Brownlow in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : John Bell Brownlow, 1839-1922
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1892-02-06
Abstract: Brownlow gives Temple the address of the Pennsylvania hotel used by Andrew Johnson as boarding house and discusses the location at length. Discusses the arbitrary and unwarrented eulogism encountered within the United States Congress. Expresses frustration with the ommission of Temple`s name as a top leader in East Tennessee Unionism. Mentions Temple`s book. Urges Temple to apply to the Sons of the American Revolution.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003476
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Title: John B. Brownlow in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : John Bell Brownlow, 1839-1922
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1892-02-08
Abstract: Bronlow relates an account of the arrest of Thomas J. Powell after visiting William Brownlow in prison and offering financial assistance for his family.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The O.P. Temple Papers, 1832-1909
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003478
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Title: Bentley, John in Nashville, Tennessee to Prosser, W.F. in Washington, D.C.
Author : John Bentley
Recipient : W. F. Prosser
Date Created: 1870-10-19
Abstract: Affidavit certifying that H.W. Hasslock illuminated his house and drugstore along with other rebel Democrats in honor of the nomination of Seymour and Blair. Relates the wonder expressed by everyone that a known Democrat was appointed gauger under a Republican administration.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001101
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Title: John C. Harkness in Wilmington, DE to General John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : John C Harkness
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-05-22
Abstract: Harkness will arrange a mass meeting for Eaton if he comes to Delaware where he can speak on public education. He lists five obstacles to public education in Delaware. Wealthy families use of private school and teachers who are in private schools are not interested in public education. There is opposition to establishing a State Normal Scholl and public high school. General apathy and the rule of the aristocracy who wish to maintain their positions by keeping the mass of the people ignorant are the other reasons named.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000751
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Title: John C. Nelson in Kingston, TN to Gen. John Eaton, in Nashville, TN
Author : John C. Nelson
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-10-30
Abstract: Encloses a printed circular which suggests that Eaton made a dishonest arrangement with the A.S. Barnes Co. whereby he agreed to recommend their text books in return for a $3000 loan for his bankrupt brother. Believes Eaton innocent of the charges but fears that if the sheet receives wide circulation his reputation will be damaged.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001754
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 36
Signer : John C. Tayor
Date Created: 1868-05-12
Abstract: These are claims filed by Hardeman County, Tennessee, citizens after the Civil War for damages caused by the Confederate Army. The document includes an inventory of the damages. The Confederate Army is referred to in the document as the Rebel Army. The Civil War is identified as the Rebellion. The claim had to include witnesses who could vouch that the claimant had never given "aid, comfort, countenance, or encouragement" to the rebellion.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Rebel Claims
Contributing Institution: Bolivar-Hardeman County Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003552
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Title: John C. Underwood, Alexandria, Virginia to Governor Brownlow
Author : John C. Underwood
Recipient : William G. Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1865-10-07
Abstract: From John C. Underwood in Alexandria, Virginia. On the letterhead of the "United States Marshal`s Office." Praises Brownlow`s stand on Black suffrage. Contains clerk`s notations.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: William G. Brownlow Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001805
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Title: John Carey in Fayetteville, TN to William Gannaway Brownlow in Nashville, TN
Author : John Carey
Date Created: 1867-07-08
Abstract: John (Jno.) Carey, the Commissioner of Registration for Lincoln County, Tennessee writes to Governor Brownlow to request soldiers to protect the "colored voters" from the threats of discontented rebels. He reports that he has been cursed and threatened himself, but that he will do his duty to his country, his state and to Union men, "rebels to the contrary notwithstanding." He thinks that the white voters can take care of themselves, and because the freedmen need protection, Carey requests one company of soldiers immediately.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Governor William G. Brownlow Papers, 1865-1869
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001896
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Title: Journal of John C. Robertson, Volume Two
Author : John Collier Robertson, 1846-
Date Created: 1866
Abstract: This is the second journal of three that Robertson wrote beginning in 1866. This journal covers the time period of September 1865 until June 1866. He describes travel on trains through Sweetwater, Athens, and Chattanooga. He also discusses his thoughts on abolitionism and describes fights at the train station in Chattanooga, giving insight into race relations at the time. Robertson devised a personal subject index located at the end of each journal.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John C. Robertson Journals, 1862-1867
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001864
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Title: Journal of John C. Robertson, Volume One
Author : John Collier Robertson, 1846-
Date Created: 1866
Abstract: Among the subjects Robertson describes in this excerpt from his memoir are the condition of Army hospitals, the Home Guard, the conscription process, the Battle of Jonesborough, a prison in Knox County, the siege of Knoxville, conditions of travel, and the local culture of East Tennessee. He describes his experience of taking the Oath of Allegiance to the United States, including his emotions and motives of that decision. He also includes a poem in the journal. The entire memoir covers the time period from April 1862 until September 1865. Robertson devised a personal subject index located at the end of each journal.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John C. Robertson Journals, 1862-1867
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001863
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Title: W.H. Stilwell in Humboldt, Tennessee to Gen. John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-12-25
Abstract: Stilwell gives Eaton a passionate warning that Grant may be assassinated. He cites Ku Klux Klan threats and fanaticism.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001329
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Title: H.B. Spelman in Cleveland, OH to Col. John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1865-03-07
Abstract: Talks at length about the plans for establishing a newspaper in Memphis with details concerning the legal aspects of their partnership. Expresses the belief that the paper they contemplate establishing will promote democratic ideals. Lists equipment needed for furnishing the news and job offices. Estimates cost of each item. Discussion of his new work with a petroleum refinery and mention of the possibility that the Cotton agency will be open to him. Reference to the Freedmen`s Bureau.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001326
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Title: D.N. Peabody in Nashville, Tennessee to General John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-11-01
Abstract: D.W. Peabody, Collector of Internal Revenue in Nashville, Tennessee describes the economy of the city as being prostrate and its people much opposed to African Americans and Northern investment. He discusses an attack upon Prosser and the good effect it produced on his standing and praises the Ku Klux Klan act passed by Congress which will prevent such violence. Peabody also gives an account of General Harrison`s death and expresses doubt about his successor. He regrets the difficulties Eaton experienced in obtaining favors for Saltmarsh, who is described as a scoundrel.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001328
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Title: W.H. Stilwell in Humboldt, Tennessee to Gen. John Eaton in Washington D.C.
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Author : W.H. Stilwell
Date Created: 1871-01-31
Abstract: Stilwell inquires on behalf of Col. H. Duncan for a raise of salary, and he later mentions the inadequacy of compensation for the entire postal service. Entreats Eaton to exert his influence to obtain Stilwell`s son the position of Route Agent. Requests an investigattion into the rumors of dubious Republicanism on the part of Route Agent Harper of Jackson, Tenn. Stilwell laments the downward turn of the Reconstruction effort.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001333
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Title: Finance Committee of the Union Congressional Republican Executive Committee in Washington D.C. to Eaton, John in Washington, D.C.
Author : Finance Committee of the Union Congressional Republican Executive Committee
Associated name : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-07-29
Abstract: From Zachariah Chandler, John H. Ketcham, and J.H. Platt, Jr. who are the Finance Committee for the Union Congressional Republican Executive Committee. Request for donation to be used by the Republican party in the 1870 campaign.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001013
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Title: Report of West Point Military Academy
Author : Advisory Board
Attributed name : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-06
Abstract: This is a report of findings of the board making a study of the Military Academy. The concerns are the quality of instruction, and the use of assistant professors and the examinations are found to be especially beneficial. The board recommends pay increases for assistant professors. Curriculum evaluation criticizes too great an emphasis place upon some courses and suggests introduction of new courses. The board recommends that mastery of English be given more emphasis, that courses in the scientific method, geography, U.S. History and hygiene be added and that examinations be used. The board suggests ways of of increasing the school`s geological collection. The board also compares West Point to the French Military Academy and urges adoption of some of their standards, including stringent entrance requirements. The board sets forth their ideas on the West Point graduate`s place in society and recommends a broader education at the Academy. The report is written mostly in John Eaton`s handwriting.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John H. Eaton Jr. Papers, 1865-1881
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003448
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