Bibliographic Records


Database: Volunteer Voices: The Growth of Democracy in Tennessee
Query: vvcat: "A.5"


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Title: Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton
Author : Barbour Lewis
Date Created: 1868-02-16
Abstract: Letter from Barbour Lewis in Memphis, TN to General John Eaton that gives an account of the nominating convention in Memphis to which he was a delegate. Explains his actions and defends himself against unjust charges that he failed to support Smith for trustee. Makes clear the secret agreement by which the writer was admitted as a delegate.
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=200700000001765
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Title: It is the chime
Composer : Benjamin S. Hart
Date Created: 1858
Abstract: This love song "serenade" is included in a bound volume of sheet music that was once owned by Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee. An inscription at the top of the front cover reads "Nora E. Gardner College Hill Tenn."
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=200800000002598
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Title: Grant, Our Great Commander
Composer : Bernard Covert
Date Created: 1868
Abstract: Sheet music cover from a campaign song for Ulysses S. Grant, includes an image depicting Ft. Donelson
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Kenneth D. Rose Sheet Music Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001442
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Title: "I vants to go home" or Maximillion's Lament
Lyricist : Bob Barkis
Composer : T.M. Brown
Date Created: 1865
Abstract: The cover illustration is of a French general, presumably Napoleon III, consoling a weeping royal child, supposedly Austrian Archduke Maximilian. The lyrics are in a Germanic accented English that reflects popular sentiment among Americans over European control, specifically in Mexico at the end of the American Civil War. Makes a reference to Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Included in a bound volume of sheet music once owned by Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner.
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=200800000002666
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Title: Slave Valuation
Associated name : Boulton, Charles
Creator : McClarin, John
Date Created: 1857-09-08
Abstract: An appraisal of the slaves belonging to the Estate of Charles Boulton that lists 13 slaves with supposed ages and estimated values including 3 men, 2 women, 4 boys and 4 girls with eight being under the age of 18. John McClarin is the appraiser and states that the heirs of the estate should sell, since it would be difficult to divide them into 11 shares.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Smith County Archives
Contributing Institution: Smith County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002766
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Title: Raw Recruits
Composer; Lyricist : Bryant's Minstrels
Date Created: 1862
Abstract: Sheet music cover illustration of a minstrel song about inexperienced black soldiers. Racially stereotypical image common for this genre of music.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Kenneth D. Rose Sheet Music Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001446
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Title: C.C. Carpenter in Lookout Mountain, TN to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Washington, D.C.
Author : C. C. Carpenter, 1829-1906
Recipient : John Eaton
Date Created: 1870-03-07
Abstract: Carpenter offers congratulations on Eaton`s appointment with a hopeful note concerning the future of education in the country. Carpenter reports that his school, Lookout Mountain Educational Institution, is progressing nicely. On the opposite side of the personal note is an image of the school and current information about the school, such as the faculty, associated of costs and the "character" of the school.
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=200700000001714
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Title: C.C. Stranahan in Bledsoe County, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : C. C. Stranahan
Date Created: 1868-01-20
Abstract: In compliance with Eaton`s instructions, reports on elections held in August in each civil district in Bledsoe County. Lists clerks and directors chosen for the boards of education in each district. Information concerning schools in Bledsoe County, including conditions of school houses, money available for education, and education for 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=200700000001775
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Title: C. Canning Smith in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : C. Canning Smith
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1869-01-15
Abstract: States that M.A.W. Young, a gauger in the Memphis District, is deeply involved in whiskey frauds and must be removed before either Smith or the government can receive what is justly theirs. Complains about Nash, the Revenue Supervisor for Tennessee, who promises much but does nothing to remedy matters and who plans to make a big profit from his position. Observes that General Smith, Lewis, and Eaton will control appointments for the eighth district.
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=200700000001735
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Title: [Letter] 1850 Nov. 11, Shepherdsville, [to] E[dward] E. Porter
Author : C. Clay Balfrey
Recipient : Edward E. Porter
Date Created: 1850-11-11
Abstract: This document is a letter written by C. Clay Balfrey to Edward E. Porter on November 11, 1850. In the letter, Balfrey mentions the fact that many people have been getting married and that marriage seems to be the popular thing to do at the time. He also mentions that Edward`s former landlord, a man named Nick Simmons, was shot in the back in a fight and has recovered. He concludes by saying that he wishes for Edward and himself to renew their friendship after some previous disagreements.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Porter-Rice Family Papers, 1826-1927
Contributing Institution: University of Memphis Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003134
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Title: Gen. A. Sidney Johnson's Grand March
Composer : C. D. Benson
Date Created: 1861
Abstract: A grand march for the Confederate General Johnston, whose name was misspelled in the title, and was "respectfully inscribed to the General and his Gallant Army."
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Civil War in Tennessee Sheet Music Collection
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001495
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Title: Schottish
Composer : C. D. Benson
Date Created: 1862
Abstract: A composition by C. D. Benson of a schottisch that has been identified as a Confederate imprint by Hoogerwerf and/or Harwell.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Civil War in Tennessee Sheet Music Collection
Contributing Institution: Center for Popular Music
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001489
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Title: C.H. Davis in Memphis, TN to John Park in Memphis, TN
Author : C. H. Davis
Recipient : John Park
Date Created: 1862-06-06
Abstract: A letter written by "Flag Officer C.H. Davis" aboard the "U.S. Flag Steamer Benton," a Union gunboat, to the Mayor of Memphis, Tennessee, asking him to surrender the town. After defeating the Confederates at the Battle of Island Number Ten, the Union Flag Steamer went to threaten Memphis in June 1862, and a battle ensued, in which the Union army defeated the Confederates with 180 injured or killed. Davis wrote to the mayor of Memphis asking for his surrender, received it and the Union took control of the city.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Memphians During War
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002696
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Title: C. Underwood, Pierce`s Station, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : C. Underwood
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-06-07
Abstract: The superintendant of Obion County schools is not fulfilling his responsibilities and suggests that I.R. Winston is well qualified to take his place. Mentions that a Mr. Pate, also suggested for the job, is opposed to Brownlow and to Negroes. Reveals activities of the Ku Klux Klan in Obion County.
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=200700000001761
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Title: Charlton, C.W. in Knoxville, Tennessee to Ramsey, J.G.M. in Salisbury, North Carolina
Author : C. W. Charlton
Recipient : James Gettys McGready Ramsey, 1797-1884
Date Created: 1869-11-02
Abstract: Praises Dr. Ramsey and expresses his bereavement since Crozier`s death. States that the Whig will, in the future, defend Rebels rather than attack them. Says that he would welcome articles by Dr. Ramsey.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: James Gettys McGready Ramsey Papers, 1790-1912
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001347
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Title: Union Military Pass
Creator : C.C. (Cadwallader Colden) Washburn, 1818-1882
Date Created: 1864-06-04
Abstract: A military pass ticket issued to a woman and her two daughters. The ticket was issued by the order of Major General C.C. Washburn, from the Headquarters District of West Tennessee in Memphis.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Miscellaneous History
Contributing Institution: Pink Palace Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003593
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Title: How Are You? John Morgan.
Publisher : C.D. Benson
Date Created: 1864
Abstract: The cover says this song is a comic song that is a sequel to "Here's Your Mule," a famous Civil War song. Published by C. D. Benson of Nashville, TN.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Kenneth D. Rose Sheet Music Collection
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000002604
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Title: C.F. Sevier in Savannah, Hardin Co. Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Signer : C.F. Sevier
Date Created: 1877-01-15
Abstract: In this letter, Sevier requests information from Temple on some land sold in east Knoville sold to Jas. Sevier in 1858.
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=200800000002777
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Title: Slave Hire Document from Jefferson County, Tennessee
Creator : Calloway Hodge
Date Created: 1864-02-05
Abstract: Document renting a slave belonging to Calloway Hodge of Jefferson County, Tennessee, to William Wilson of Jackson County, North Carolina for the course of a year. The document is signed by Wilson and witnessed, 1864 February 5.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Slave Hire Document from Jefferson County, Tennessee
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001522
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Title: Military Pass allowing Mrs. Claiborne and Miss Claybrook out of Union lines on the Franklin Pike
Signer : Captain Wiles
Date Created: 1862-11-15
Abstract: The heading of this check reads, Head-Quarters 14th Army Corps, Department of the Cumberland. It is from the Provost Marshal General`s Office paid for by the order of Maj. Gen. W. S. Rosecrans; Mrs. [Anne] Claiborne lived at Travellers Rest during the Civil War.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Travellers Rest
Contributing Institution: Travellers Rest Plantation and Museum
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003342
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Title: Betty Jackson in front of a slave cabin with two little girls
Photographer : Carl Giers, 1828-1877
Associated name : Andrew Jackson, 1767-1845
Date Created: 1867
Abstract: The photo is probably of Betty Jackson, former slave of President Andrew Jackson in front of one of the brick slave cabins at The Hermitage. The two children are her great grandchildren. Betty is probably between 75 and 80 years old. She is wearing a jacket that appears to be made of silk, possibly from a discarded Hermitage drape. The photo is from a stereo view.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: The Hermitage Historic Collection
Contributing Institution: The Hermitage
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000356
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Title: He has gone, and I have sent him
Composer : Caroline Rive
Associated name : Madame C. Rive
Date Created: 1863
Abstract: A piece of sheet music in a bound volume that belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner, which has her name written in pencil on the front cover with the words "Steamer Superior 4th July 1863" as well as the words "yes I have" after the title. This ballad tells of how a woman has sent her love off to war.
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=200800000001500
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Title: I Have Learn'd To Love Thee Fondly
Composer : Caroline Rive
Lyricist : C. C. Butler
Date Created: 1863
Abstract: This love song is part of a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee. On the front cover an inscription reads "Miss Nora L Gardner from 'Hermie' [?] Evansville Ind 4th July 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=200800000002597
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Title: The Soldiers Suit of Grey
Lyricist : Carrie B. Sinclair
Composer : E. Clarke Ilsley
Date Created: 1864
Abstract: This piece of Confederate sheet music has "To Sister Nora from her Bro Will Crawford Miss Nov 14/64" inscribed in pencil along the top of the cover. The cover is an illustration of a Confederate soldier in a proper, pristine uniform holding a gun outfitted with a bayonet. Included in a bound volume of sheet music that was owned by Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee. This song declares total and unswavering alliegance to the "noble boys who wear the suit of grey!"
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=200800000002668
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Title: Song lyrics
Creator : Caswell Culberson
Date Created: 1861 - 1865
Abstract: Undated song lyrics about the Civil War composed, written and sung by Caswell Culberson.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Pearson and Davis Families. Manuscripts, 1839-1887
Contributing Institution: Archives of the City of Kingsport
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000822
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