Bibliographic Records


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


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Title: Mrs. Joseph Dumars in Memphis, TN to Alice Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : Dumars
Date Created: 1868-08-16
Abstract: Expresses the writer`s best wishes on the birth of Alice`s son. Touches on politics in Memphis, mentioning a meeting of the radicals to be held that night at which they hope to prove that the Negroes are not armed.
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=200700000001771
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Title: Dear Mother I've come home to die
Lyricist : E. Bowers
Date Created: 1863
Abstract: This sad song tells of an American Civil War soldier coming home to die with his family. It is included in a bound volume of music that belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident. "Nora Lee Gardner from her friend A.B.W." is inscribed in pencil on the top of the cover page.
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=200800000002647
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Title: E.C. Prescott in Boston, Massachusetts to Governor W. G. Brownlow in Nashville, Tennessee
Author : E. C. Prescott
Recipient : William G. Brownlow, 1805-1877
Date Created: 1865-09-11
Abstract: Letter from E.C. Prescott to Governor William G. Brownlow extending an invitation to address the Mercantile Literary Association and offers an honorarium of $300. 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=200700000001804
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Title: Civil War Oath of Allegiance
Author : E. Campbell
Date Created: 1864-02-12
Abstract: I do hereby certify that on the 12th day of February, 1864 at Nashville Davidson County Tenn, the oath prescribed by the President of the United States, in his Proclamation of December 8, 1863, was duly taken, subscribed, and made matter of record by... of Williamson County.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Contributing Institution: Tennessee State Library and Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001632
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Title: E.O. Tade in Chattanooga, TN to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Washington D.C.
Author : E. O. Tade
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-02-10
Abstract: Tade strongly urges that Eaton`s influence be used in the removal of Kirby, a Copperhead, who is using his salary from the government to publish a newspaper opposed to the administration. Has written Stokes and Smith on the matter. Notes the writer`s losses in loaning money to teachers.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: John Eaton Correspondence
Contributing Institution: Special Collections, Hoskins Library. University of Tennessee
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001699
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Title: Tode, E. O. in Chattanooga, Tennessee to Eaton, John in Washington, D.C.
Author : E. O. Tode
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1871-06-23
Abstract: News of whipping of a Justice of the Peace in Chattanooga which might be reported to Ku Klux court. Account of a visit to Chattanooga by Jefferson Davis who was godfather for the child of a notorious rebel. Quote from Davis on the coming rebirth of the Sourthern Confederacy.
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=200800000001340
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Title: Frost, Edward in Charleston, South Carolina to Ramsey, J.G.M. in Mecklenburg, Tennessee
Author : Edward Frost, 1801-1868
Recipient : James Gettys McGready Ramsey, 1797-1884
Date Created: 1856-07-27
Abstract: Frost, president of the Blue Ridge Railroad discusses matters concerning the railroad that is to connect East Tennessee with the coast. He writes that he has engaged a civil engineer to survey the road and discusses state legislation which will affect railroads.
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=200800000001349
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Title: Loves Lamentation
Composer : Elbridge G.B. Holder, 1840-1879
Lyricist : C.H.H. Pannell
Date Created: 1866
Abstract: "Mrs. H. Fred W. Smith Columbus, Miss. July 27 1864" is inscribed in pencil along the top of the cover. 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=200800000002679
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 178
Applicant : Eli Park
Date Created: 1868-06-27
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=200800000003540
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Title: Rebel Claim No. 138
Complainant : Elizabeth Mtichell
Date Created: 1868-06-05
Abstract: This is an approved 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=200800000003572
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Title: Em. Etheridge in Memphis, Tennessee to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Emerson Etherdige, 1819-1902
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1892-07-26
Abstract: Etheridge discusses Andrew Johnson`s presidency and his change in relations with the "Rebels" in attempt to be elected. Apologizes that he is unable to provide Temple with any document or letter written by 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=200800000003479
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Title: Civil War Diary Excerpt
Author : Emma Lane
Date Created: 1865-04-10
Abstract: On April 10, 1863, Emma Lane began a diary. A Murfreesboro tennager, her hometown was occupied by Union troops. Friends and relatives were in military service or otherwise imperiled by the Civil War. Life went on, however, and Emma chronicled it in her own, almost taciturn, way. These five pages from her diary (dating February-April 1865) describe events from Emma`s perspective at 500 North Spring Street, her childhood home.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Emma Lane Collection
Contributing Institution: Albert Gore Sr. Research Center
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002429
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Title: Enom S. Meron in Washington, D.C. to the Publisher of the Post in Memphis, TN
Author : Enom S. Meron
Recipient : Publisher of the Post, Memphis, Tennessee
Date Created: 1868-12-18
Abstract: Printed letter notifying the Post that it has been chosen to publish acts and resolutions passed during the third session of the Fortieth Congress and all treaties ratified by the United States with the exception of Indian treaties. Gives instructions for printing and states that the paper will receive two dollars for each page printed.
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=200700000001745
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Title: Grant's Army
Illustrator : F B Achell
Date Created: 1863-06-27
Abstract: A sketch from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. The full caption reads "Re-enforcements for Grant's army leaving Memphis, Tenn." It features a steamer leaving a port in Memphis.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Prints from Harpers Weekly Newspaper and Frank Leslies Illustrated Newspaper
Contributing Institution: Memphis Public Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000002838
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Title: State of Tennessee vs. Samuel Wilson, Bastardy, issued 8th March 1871
Signer : F. M. Sims
Date Created: 1871-03-08
Abstract: Warrant to the Sheriff of White County, Tennessee to bring Samuel Wilson to the County Court, to be held before the Chairman on the first Monday in April, 1871, on a charge of Bastardy. The warrant does not list the mother of the illegitimate child.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: County Records
Contributing Institution: White County Archives
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000003272
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Title: I Love But One I Love But Thee
Composer : F. R. Prohl
Lyricist : Will Underwood
Date Created: 1859
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Tennessee resident, Miss Nora Gardner. There are several inscriptions on this piece. First, the front cover has "Nora Lee Gardner inscribed in pencil along the top right hand section. Also on the front cover is "Nora L Gardner" written in pencil in the dedication banner above the title. "March 1860" is written in pencil above the composer's name on the front cover. On the first page, the words "Compliments of J R M....." is written in pencil. The song itself is an expression of undying love.
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=200800000001659
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Title: F.W. Sparling and others in Nashville, TN to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Washington, D.C.
Author : F. W. Sparling
Author : P. Rexford
Author : J.A. S. Bradley
Date Created: 1870-03-19
Abstract: This telegraphed letter from 3 authors to John Eaton was sent in the care of W.F. Prosser. The authors state that at a public meeting in Nashville speakers declared reconstruction should be resisted with arms and those assisting it would be marked men.
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=200700000001695
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Title: The Virginia Rose Bud
Composer : F.H. Kavanaugh
Arranger : F. Rieman
Date Created: 1849
Abstract: "A Favorite Ethiopian Song & Chorus" is listed on the cover along with the pencil inscriptions "Presented to Nora Lee by Dundard" at the top, and "Nora Lee Gardner Oakland Tennessee" at the bottom. This song written in slave dialect laments the loss of a child who was "stole away." 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=200800000002659
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Title: The Alabama
Composer : F.W. Rosier
Date Created: 1864
Abstract: This song was inspired by the CSS Alabama, a Confederate ship that roamed the seas capturing, looting and burning Union ships during the Civil War. It is dedicated "To the Gallant Captain Semmes, His Officers, and Crew and to the Officers and Seamen of the C.S. Navy" The line "To death we will defend her; Facing the foe, down, down we'll go, But still cry 'No Surrender!'" is indicative of its demise - its only loss was its last - sunk by the USS Kearsarge.
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=200800000002643
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Title: Felix A. Reeve in Washington, D.C. to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Felix A. Reeve
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1891-10-19
Abstract: Reeve mentions the childhood adoption of his wife my Maynard and discusses his "adventures" with Temple, travelling to Cincinnati.
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=200800000003470
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Title: Zollicoffer, F.K. in Nashville, Tennessee to White, Moses in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : Felix Kirk Zollicoffer, 1812-1862
Recipient : Moses White
Date Created: 1853-04-19
Abstract: Responds to an inquiry by Moses White as to the truth of accusations against Col. Granville D. Searcy, who was a candidate for circuit judge, such as that he was "a notorious drunkard". Zollicoffer has known Searcy to be a respectable man, but allows that the events may have happened without his hearing about it.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Zollicoffer, Felix Kirk Letter 1853
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001854
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Title: Faust
Composer : Ferdinand Beyer, 1803-1863
Date Created: 1859 - 1870
Abstract: Part of "Bouquet de Melodies" this composition has "Nora Lee Gardner from - - -," and "May 2nd 1865" inscribed in pencil along the top of the cover. No publication date is listed. However, this piece was published during the span of 1859 through 1870, 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). 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=200800000002664
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Title: Ferdinand Pfister in Nashville, Tenn. to Gen. John Eaton in Washington, D.C.
Author : Ferdinand Pfister
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Witness : J.C. Fowler
Date Created: 1870-10-19
Abstract: Affadavit accussing H.W. Haslock of Copperhead activities.
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=200800000001334
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Title: Fisk School, Nashville, Tennessee, June 1866
Associated name : Fisk School
Date Created: 1866-06
Abstract: 1 tif. An image of Fisk School, housed in former Union barracks, at its founding in 1866. The image is tinted orange and shows a set of small buildings bounded by fences. In the courtyards, large groups of students are gathered. The photograph is from June, 1886 though courses started on January 9, 1866. Fisk School was named after General Clinton B. Fisk of the Tennessee Freedmans Bureau which provided the school's facilities. The school was associated with education of African Americans, with W.E.B. Du Bois a member of the 1888 class. It was the first African-American college to receive accreditation in 1930.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Picture File
Contributing Institution: Fisk University - Franklin Library, Special Collections
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001874
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Title: Hermitage, by Strickland
Creator : Endicott and Co. (New York, N.Y.)
Associated name : Francis W. Strickland
Associated name : Andrew Jackson, 1767-1845
Date Created: 1856
Abstract: Colored lithograph of the Hermitage with a road in the foreground lined with a picket fence on the backside along which a white couple, nicely dressed, are talking to a slave man and his children. On the road are two men on horseback approaching the gate to enter the drive up to the Hermitage mansion. The road leading to mansion is lined with small needle trees, the road splits to form a circular tree-lined drive and then another circular drive right in front of the mansion (a figure 8 design). Mansion is viewed from a left angle, tomb is visible to the right of mansion. Tulip Grove mansion is visible in distant right background. Inscription on left side below image: Litho of Endicott and Co., N.Y. In the center: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1856 by S.B. Jones and Co. in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York. On right side: Francis W. Strickland Archt.
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=200800000000357
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