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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Rhea, Joseph in Cleveland, Tennessee to Bell, Marie in Loudon, Tennessee
Author : Joseph Rhea
Recipient : Marie Bell
Date Created: 1863-09-04
Abstract: A letter to the woman he loved expressing concern for her safety in the presence of Union troops around Loudon.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Joseph G. Rhea Civil War Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000805
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Title: Open letter to the Southern States of North America and more especially those whose Negroes were emancipated by the late War
Author : Josiah Forster
Date Created: 1868-02-27
Abstract: Letter from Josiah Forster, John Hodgkin, J.B. Brainshwaite and Joseph Grosfield of London, England that states they have traveled throughout the United States and have formed an unbiased opinion of the state of affairs brought about by the war. Urges landed Southerners to address themselves to the problems discussed in an accompanying tract [missing] published by the religious society to which the writers belong.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Jonn Eaton Correspondence, 1865-1905
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001767
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Title: China Rose Schottisch
Composer : Julius Becht
Date Created: 1859
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. The front cover of this piece has the title "Roses Without Thorns A Collection of Favorite Polkas, Schottisches, &c." In the upper right corner, an inscription written in pencil reads "Nora Lee Gardner Columbia Tenn Feb 12th 1863."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001661
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Title: Knox County marriage license
Attributed name : Knox County Court
Date Created: 1864-07-29 - 1864-07-31
Abstract: Illustrated marriage license for Chas. E. Chapman and Sarah Mayo. William Craig is the current clerk of Knox County Court. The license was issued on June 29, 1864, and the couple was married on July 3, 1864.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Knox County Court
Contributing Institution: Knox County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001876
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Title: Clerk`s report on sale of slaves
Attributed name : Knox County Court
Plaintiff : A. E. Wilkins
Defendant : Margaret Wilkins
Date Created: 1863-07-06
Abstract: This case is between A.E. Wilkins (plaintiff) vs. Margaret Wilkins and others (defendants) over the sale of seven slaves: Bob, Harry Sr., Hank, Eliza, Amanda, John and Harry Jr. These individuals were sold for a total price of $2470 U.S. dollars, with $700 dollars in Confederate notes. William Craig, Clerk of the Knox County Court signed the document on July 6, 1863.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Knox County Court
Contributing Institution: Knox County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001874
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-05-05
Abstract: Discusses the possibility that Hamilton will run for Congress in the Memphis district and the circumstances surrounding his candidacy. Relates how various political offices were meted out at a meeting held by Hamilton, Carter, Shaw, Kennedy, Carpenter, and Lewis. Believes that Lewis and Carpenter are opportunists who show friendship for the Eatons only to advance themselves politically. Instructs him to work with Nunn for Gen. Smith`s election. Mentions Hatchett`s hatred of Beaumont and news of the paper.
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=200700000001755
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-11-06
Abstract: News of a criticism of Dr. Shaw at a meeting of colored people. Various items of news concerning politics in Memphis.
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=200800000000784
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-03-07
Abstract: Informs him of the writer`s progress in his attempt to secure letters of recommendation for the Marshalcy. Tells of the enragement of Memphis`s Ku Klux Klan because of the arrest of Earle and a week full of insults and danger for Union men. Describes incidents in which the writer and Lewis were involved and refers to Charlie`s fear and the need for martial law in Memphis. Touches on Horace`s plans to obtain the post of superintendent.
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=200700000001733
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-10
Abstract: Comments on the publication of the Bulletin as a radical paper to begin within a few days. Passes on news regarding the format of the new paper and the rumor that Brownlow will give it official printing. Favors an alliance with Smith, Hunger, Lewis, and Nunn. Urges John to see that Brownlow and Nunn foil the plans of Beaumont and H.G. Smith. News of the operation of the Post.
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=200800000000787
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-13
Abstract: Reports that the first issue of the Bulletin as a radical paper took a half-hearted stand for the Republican party and made a poor showing. Observes that Tomeny`s personal debts and those owed by the Bulletin may cause it to fold financially. Warns that they still must strengthen the position of the Post through new features. Mention of debts owed by their paper; anticipates Coleman`s take over on the following day. Discloses that under pressure from Hamilton and on advice from Lewis, he nominated Hamilton as congressman-at-large.
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=200800000001108
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-10-25
Abstract: States that wet weather is having a bad effect on those already ill in Memphis. Remarks concerning his need for money. Attended a meeting, probably concerning the coming political campaign with mention of possible candidates. Expresses the belief that their paper should get ahead of the Bulletin by coming out first in support of Brownlow and Grant for vice president and president.
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=200800000000777
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-14
Abstract: The Bulletin viewed as a failure, antagonistic to Democrats and Republicans; Beaumont has neither financial nor personal interest in it. Conveys Hunter`s promise of articles and his assurances that party support is with the Post. News of the increasing circulation of their paper and improvement in Charlie`s work. Instructs John to write up any state political news quickly so that the Post can publish it first.
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=200800000001110
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1872-05-02
Abstract: L.B. Eaton encloses letters from Nathan Eaton and Nathan`s wife, Fannie that indicate they may separate. L.B. hints at what measures they will take concerning Nathan. He gives a detailed picture of the political mood in Memphis, concluding that Grant`s strength is great among African Americans and Democrats. he relates news of his accounts for the Marshall`s office.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001721
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-01
Abstract: Informs him that the Post cannot include more religious and sentimental material because of lack of space and that much of John`s news is dated when it arrives. Relates how he lost his position as clerk to Sheldon Lewis through bribery on the part of Taft and Boswell. Mentions the killing of a Negro on Nunn`s farm, Barbour Lewis` cordiality since his near indictment, and the brisk business at the paper.
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=200800000001105
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to General John Eaton
Author : L. B. Eaton
Date Created: 1868-02-20
Abstract: Letter from L.B. Eaton to his brother, General John Eaton that tells of Smith`s willingness to provide Eaton with money and other aid in return for a government position. Informs him that Beaumont, Hough and their group are trying to buy the Bulletin newspaper.
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=200700000001766
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-10-14
Abstract: Informs his brother that he will investigate at the post office as to the failure of the Post to reach radical representatives in Nashville. Reference to the great burden of work he has at the newspaper and its financial obligations. News of several of its employees. Mentions his hope of getting the county school bill passed, the cases of yellow fever in Memphis, and Judge Lewis` stirring up of the Negroes.
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=200700000001778
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Title: L.B. Eaton in Memphis, TN to John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : L. B. Eaton
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-03-07
Abstract: L.B. Eaton gives a detailed account of a murder in Somerville and a conflict between the U.S. government and the state government which grew out of the arrest of the murderer. L.B. tells how he prevented violence between state and federal authorities by rushing troops to Somerville and arresting all the offenders.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001729
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Title: Orders to enforce franchise law in Nashville
Author : L. B. Gamble
Date Created: 1867-09-23
Abstract: This message on the stationery of the Tennessee State Guards transmits the orders Governor Brownlow had given General Joseph A. Cooper, ordering "all persons to desiste from any attempt to hold any election in violation of the Franchice Law." L.B. Gamble wrote the order "by Command of Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Cooper" and identifies himself as an aide-de-camp.
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=200700000001893
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Title: Studio Portrait of William G. Brownlow
Photographer : L. C. Hand
Date Created: 1860 - 1869
Abstract: A studio portrait of William Gannaway Brownlow taken by L.C. Hand. Brownlow, was known as "The Fighting Parson" because of his colorful speeches and writing as a preacher, in his paper, The Knoxville Whig, and in politics. During the post-War Reconstruction period, 1865-1869, he served as Governor of Tennessee. During the Civil War he was against secession, as were many people in east Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Photo File
Contributing Institution: C. M. McClung Historical Collection
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000321
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Title: Divorce Margaret J. Ellis vs. John M. Ellis
Signer : L. D. Frierson
Plaintiff : Margaret Jane Ellis
Date Created: 1858-12-14
Abstract: Mrs. Ellis claims that her husband repeatedly visited a house of ill repute, had verbally abused her, and forced her to leave their home and go to the home of her grandfather. Further documents include injunctions forbidding John M. Ellis from moving.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: Robertson County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003605
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Title: L.H. Drake in Washington Co., Jonesboro, TN to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Nashville, TN
Author : L. H. Drake
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-05-13
Abstract: Demands that Eaton send money for the teachers, observing that the political future of Tennessee depends on this. Senator Nelson is using the failure to pay teachers to arouse people against the free schools. Colonel Miller was nominated by Washington County Convention.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001712
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Title: Houk in 1865
Author : L.C Houk
Date Created: 1865-08-01
Abstract: This campaign letter was written and distributed by L.C. Houk to the voters of the 2nd Congressional District of Tennessee. Houk ran as a candidate for congress in 1865. He is attacking his opponent, named simply as "Maynard" for condemning the President, supporting the African American suffrage movement, as well as the failures of his professional life.
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=200800000003250
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Title: The Evening Star Waltz
Composer : Lanner
Arranger : Ferdinand Beyer, 1803-1863
Date Created: 1856 - 1860
Abstract: This composition is included in a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee. No publication date is listed. However, this piece was published during the span of 1856 through 1860, which has been inferred from the years during which the publisher operated under the specified name and location, as listed in the Handbook of Early American Sheet Music 1768-1889 by Harry Dichter and Elliott Shapiro (Dover, 1977).
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Nora Gardner Sheet Music Volumes
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002673
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 59
Complainant : Leo D. Tipler
Date Created: 1868-05-15
Abstract: This is a claim 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=200800000003560
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Title: L.C. Houk in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Leonidas Campbell Houk, 1836-1891
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1906
Date Created: 1880-03-30
Abstract: Houk discusses the upcoming primary election and Grant`s expected nomination. Outlines reasons for his support of Grant and the Republican nominee and presidential candidate.
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=200800000003458
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