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Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
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Title: Arthur Albright, Secretary, Freedman`s-Aid Association, in Birmingham, England to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Arthur Albright
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-05-27
Abstract: Discussion of the help given the Freedmen`s-Aid Association by various religious groups in England. States that the association was planned to exist for three years and expresses the hope that it can make one more contribution before going out of existence. Suggests that an American, perhaps Eaton himself, come to England for several months to speak on behalf of the freedmen and help the association in making its final gift.
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=200700000001758
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Title: Gen. Beauregard's Grand Polka Militaire
Composer : Ascher
Date Created: 1861
Abstract: The drawing on the cover of this piece is of General Beauregard on his horse leading his troops. At the top right is an inscription that reads "Nora Gardner." This piece is part of a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee.
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=200800000002571
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Title: Catholic Church Confirmation of Slave
Signer : Austin Miller
Date Created: 1859-05-08
Abstract: This is a certificate that verifies Adeline, servant to Austin Miller, was confirmed by a biship of the Catholic Church on May 8, 1859. Austin Miller was a judge in Bolivar, TN.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Tennessee History
Contributing Institution: Magnolia Manor
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003404
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Title: Come In Out of the Draft
Composer : B. Frank Walters
Lyricist : Ednor Rossiter
Date Created: 1863
Abstract: Dedicated to "All Disconsolate Conscripts," this piece's alternate title is "How Are You, Conscript?" and is a "comic song" that relates how unpopular and unfair the Confederate draft was during the Civil War. "Presented to Miss Lee by Duan[illegible]" is inscribed in pencil on the top of the cover sheet, and after the alternate title are the words "very well I thank you." Included in a bound volume of sheet music owned by Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee.
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=200800000002654
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 80
Applicant : B. M. Hatch.
Date Created: 1868-05-19
Abstract: Rebel Claims form filed by Tennessee citizens after the end of the Civil War. If approved, they received compensation for supplies taken by armies during the war.
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=200800000003547
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Title: B.R. McKinnie Carte de Visite
Creator : Morse's Gallery of the Cumberland
Associated name : B. R. McKinnie
Date Created: 1861 - 1865
Abstract: A single black and white carte de visite of B.R. McKinnie (sometimes spelled "McKinney"). A note on the verso side dates the photograph "Ca. 1861-1865." The photographer's stamp is also printed on the back: "Morse's Gallery of the Cumberland" in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: B.R. McKinnie Carte de Visite, crica 1861-circa 1865
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001482
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Title: B.D. Hyam in Washington, D.C. to J.R. Armstrong, Esq.
Signer : B.D. Hyam
Date Created: 1867-02-20
Abstract: This is a letter from the Union Claim Agency in Washington, D.C. asking for care of George Dodson to J.T. Armstrong.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Hawkins County Archives
Contributing Institution: Hawkins County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002803
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Title: B.D. Hyam in Washington, D.C. to J.R. Armstrong, Esq.
Signer : B.D. Hyam
Date Created: 1867-04-12
Abstract: This is a letter from the Union Claim Agency in Washington, D.C. to J.R. Armstrong saying that Rebecca Hemseuright needs to send her affidavit.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Hawkins County Archives
Contributing Institution: Hawkins County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002823
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Title: B.H Martin in Calhoun, TN to James A. Coffin, Esq. in Madisonville, TN
Author; Signer : B.H. Martin
Recipient : James A. Coffin
Date Created: 1866-07-06
Abstract: A letter from B.H. Martin in Calhoun, TN to James A. Coffin, Esquire, in Madisonville, TN. Martin inquires how much money is left on the balance that he owes to Coffin for his services. In a postscript, Martin mentions that he is writing on "rebble paper," which was scrap paper that Confederate soldiers (rebels) used in the absence of formal writing paper.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Monroe County Archives
Contributing Institution: Monroe County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003580
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-03-18
Abstract: Lewis discusses the possibility of reconstruction being extended to Tennessee, the retention of power by Republicans in the state government, and the lack of good leadership in their party. He wishes the passage of a bill which would bring reconstruction to the state. Lewis hopes that Butler and Stokes will not serve out their terms. He reflects on Trumbull and other conservative men in their party. He does not sanction the recent Republican convention in Nashville. Lewis writes of his unwilling work on the county committee, attempts to meet his debts, and hope for the judgeship.
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=200700000001696
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Date Created: 1868-08-03
Abstract: Tells of their divided Republican party in Memphis, pointing out the weakness of the faction headed by Beaumont, Tomeny, and Fitch and Nunn`s blindeness in allying himself with them. Observes that Mitchell and his friends favor rebel enfranchisement and oppose a militia law for the protection of loyal men. Scolds Eaton for failing to recognize their political enemies for what they are.
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=200700000001770
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-12-07
Abstract: Long discussion of a political victory over Tomeny, Beaumont, and their friends and of a coming election in which he is hopeful that Davis will win out over Chandler. Hopes that Eaton will come to Memphis and allow his brother a vacation. Reports that the Post has a growing number of supporters, including Hunter, Beecher, and Waldron and Fitch and his friends.
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=200800000001099
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis , TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-02-06
Abstract: Rutter and his testimony against Eaton viewed as the attempt of an insane man to embroil others with himself. Tells of the Negroes` choice of Shaw as candidate for county commissioner and Stephens for postmaster and reveals the writer`s own and General Smith`s thoughts on the subject.
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=200700000001738
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-12-08
Abstract: Defensive and detailed explanation of the selection of Dr. Shaw and Johnson as Republican candidates for aldermen in Memphis and the general approval of them. Shows anger at being asked by Eaton and Smith to justify measures taken for political reasons. Information revealed by Shaw could be used to destroy Tomeny and his paper, the Bulletin. Facts about some resolutions passed at the convention and mention of Beecher`s and Waldron`s roles in it.
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=200700000001744
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-11-21
Abstract: Things are going well for them politically in Memphis. Asks Eaton to urge Hamilton to run for an unspecified office, pointing out his popularity and strength. States his support of General Smith for mayor of Memphis. Beaumont owes his position to Hamilton and Fitch who are beginning to tire of his insolence.
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=200800000000785
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Date Created: 1868-07-25
Abstract: Describes the proceedings of their party`s convention which split into two opposing groups, each of which nominated candidates. Angry criticism of Fitch and his associates, remarking that the small vote they receive in the election will prove their worthlessness. Reference to the writer`s chance of being made elector at large and Nunn`s alliance with their enemies.
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=200700000001768
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Keokuk, IA to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-10-10
Abstract: Reports that the writer and his wife have both been in poor health since leaving Memphis. Long and gloomy reflections on the state of their party in the Memphis district in which he refers to the Camilla Massacre and the Memphis riots, blames Nunn for splitting the Republicans, and is certain that their faction has done its duty. Feels that they must assure their political future by crushing the Bulletin and by making the Post the only organ of Republicanism in West Tennessee. Urges Eaton to use his influence with state and federal officials to bring this about.
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=200700000001749
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-11-15
Abstract: Indicates that Williamson`s appointment is vital to their interests. Reports that a rival faction in their party supports Beecher and points out the folly in this. Reference to their party`s influence over the Negroes. Lists many friends who, because of the writer`s persuasion, have written letters to the governor and others urging Williamson`s appointment.
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=200700000001741
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-05-06
Abstract: Explains that he believed Eaton to be already in Washington and has sent three letters to him there. Their party was forced to choose candidates at Hamilton`s urging. Assurance that he has told no one of Eaton`s plans and has all their friends committed to their cause.
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=200700000001757
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Recipient : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Date Created: 1868-04-17
Abstract: Discussion of Nunn`s attitude toward their group. Fears and alignment between Nunn and their enemies. Proposes keeping Nunn in office for another term and supporting Lewis as his successor, an arrangment which would unify them and also strengthen the writer`s position for obtaining the judgeship. Account of shabby treatment given Cooper by Beaumont. Hopes that Eaton and Hudson will be made delgates to the Chicago convention. Tells of Lucien`s high hopes about the Post and touches on the Bulletin`s failure and the demoralized state of its backers.
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=200800000001111
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-10-26
Abstract: Plans to come to Nashville within several days. Long discussion of state politics in which he mentions that he feels he can win in spite of great opposition. Warning to be careful of Tomeny, Beaumont, and their friends. Remarks concerning Judge Smith`s desire to be mayor. References throughout to an unspecified crisis which is impending.
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=200800000000754
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Memphis, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-02-05
Abstract: Lewis discusses the affair with Rutter and remarks on Rutter`s abnormal behavior and his attempt to implicate Eaton and others in matters concerning the bank. Observes that the investigation of the bank scandal is becoming injurious to them. Mentions the impatience shown by negroes and the difficult task of leading them.
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=200800000000753
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to General John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-07-15
Abstract: Lewis laments the physical danger that face Unionists. He suggests fighting back against the "Ku Klux." Lewis also discusses political difficulties and who will win the African-American vote.
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=200700000001513
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-10-30
Abstract: Asks for clarification of a bill which has just been introduced to the state legislature, proposing to reduce the number of justices for Shelby County and affecting other officers. Reports that a resolution concerning elections has been killed in the Brownlow Council.
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=200800000000755
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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Barbour Lewis, Barbour, 1818-1893, 1818-1893
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-05-06
Abstract: Explains in an apologetic tone that, at Hamilton`s insistence, their party`s candidates for political office in Memphis have been decided upon. Lists the men and the offices each will seek. Reports that with the aid of the writer and his faction, L.B. was named a candidate. He and Gen. Smith will go to Washington and do what they can for their candidates and are also relying upon Eaton`s help. Mentions Hamilton`s attempt to control the party and his hopes of being elected to Congress or the governorship. Stresses that Nunn cannot be renominated without the aid of Gen. Smith and his friends.
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=200700000001756
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