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


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Title: Constantine Perkins
Photographer : Frank Wybrant
Associated name : Constantine Perkins, 1811-1864
Date Created: 1860
Abstract: Photograph of Constantine Perkins wearing an outfit for Odd Fellows, a fraternal organization formally called the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Perkins was Nancy Cheairs' husband. Photographer info from back: Frank Wybrant, 144 Market St. Louisville, Ky.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Cheairs Family Collection
Contributing Institution: Rippavilla Plantation
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000388
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Title: When the Swallows Homeward Fly
Composer : Franz Abt, 1819-1885
Date Created: 1860 - 1865
Abstract: This piece has a German translation included. A small publication, it has "Compliments of G.A. Bittrolff & Co." printed on the cover, and on the back five advertisements are listed - a photographer, jeweler, dry goods and shoes. No publication date is listed, but as it is included in a bound volume of sheet music that belonged to Miss Nora Gardner of Tennessee that has sheet music from the period of 1860 through 1866, the publication date has been inferred to be 1864.
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=200800000002669
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Title: Night and Day I Thought of Thee
Composer : Fred Shrivall
Date Created: 1860 - 1869
Abstract: "Nora Lee Gardner" is inscribed in pencil on the top of the cover page for this piece that was "Sung by Mr Henri Wharton of the New Orleans English Opera Company." This love song's publication date is illegible. However, this piece was published during the span of 1860 through 1869, 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 that belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident.
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=200800000002658
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Title: O why must we part
Arranger : G. Plinke
Date Created: 1861
Abstract: The words and music of this song that express the sadness and pain of a soldier being separated from his love were attributed to a cadet of the Western Military Institute located in Nashville, Tennessee.
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=200800000002623
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Title: Gourd fiddle
Creator : Gene Horner
Date Created: 1850 - 1950
Abstract: This gourd fiddle was made by Gene Horner in the Cumberland Mountains of Tennessee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Museum of Appalachia
Contributing Institution: Museum of Appalachia
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001869
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Title: Only for thee
Composer : Geo Linley
Date Created: 1859 - 1868
Abstract: This love song has no publication date listed. However, this piece was published during the span of 1859 through 1868, 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 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=200800000002681
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Title: Andrews, Geo. in Knoxville, Tennessee to Eaton, John in Washington, D.C.
Author : Geo. Andrews
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1870-07-27
Abstract: Tells of the writer`s interest in being appointed to a judgeship or other position. Sees a split in the Democratic Party between Whigs and the rebel element as the only hope for Tennessee.
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=200800000001337
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Title: Geo. E. Grisham in Jonesborough, TN to Gen. John Eaton, Jr. in Memphis, TN
Author : Geo. E. Grisham
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-09-26
Abstract: Claims joy at a recent political victory of the Union party in Tennessee. Desires that Eaton place in the Post an article favoring Grisham for Clerk of the State House of Representatives which will soon convene. Recalls favors done by the Union Flag for Eaton.
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=200700000001787
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Title: Discharge Notification of Officers from Tennessee from U.S. Army, March 11, 1862
Signer : George D. Ruggles, -1904
Date Created: 1862-03-11
Abstract: This example is one of dozens of official resignation notifications from the United States Army to the Governor of Tennessee. The form provides the rank, name, division and date effective for each resignation. The dates on this particular notice include December 26, 1861 through February 25, 1862.
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=200700000001881
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Title: George E. Grisham, in Jonesborough, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Memphis, TN
Author : George E. Grisham
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-09-09
Abstract: Requests that Eaton say a kind word for the writer in the Post to help him in his candidacy for clerk of the House of Representatives. Reminds him of the help given Eaton by the Union Flag.
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=200700000001782
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Title: Last Will and Testment of George Gee, a freeman of color
Associated name : George Gee
Associated name : John Goodrich
Date Created: 1868-07-22
Abstract: Last Will and Testment of George Gee, a freeman of color.
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=200800000003613
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Title: Forrest's Raid
Illustrator : George H Ellsbury
Date Created: 1864-09-10
Abstract: Three sketches from Harper's Weekly of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest's raid of Memphis, TN. Two separate incidents of gunfire are shown at a house and a prison.
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=200700000002835
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Title: Ever of Thee
Lyricist : George Linley, 1798-1865
Composer : Foley Hall
Date Created: 1850-1851
Abstract: This composition is one of six within a compilation entitled "Evenings At Home Six Popular Ballads by Eminent Composers." A love ballad, the song declares everlasting affection and states "Fondly I'm dreaming ever of Thee." This piece is part of a bound volume of sheet music that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennessee resident.
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=200800000002589
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Title: Virginia Reels
Arranger : George P. Knauff
Date Created: 1851
Abstract: This piece of sheet music is included in a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, a Tennesee resident. This particular piece is a compilation of "Virginia Reels" and includes the following compositions: "Old Virginia" (006210-SMVOL), "Richmond Hill" (006211-SMVOL), "Villalave" (006212-SMVOL), "Petersburg Ladies" (006213-SMVOL), "The Hero" (006214-SMVOL), "Peter Francisco" (006215-SMVOL), "22d. of February" (006216-SMVOL), "The Island" (006217-SMVOL), and "The Richmond Blues" (006218-SMVOL). The cover page is "Dedicated to Thomas Ritchie Esq. of Washington City." There is no publication date listed. However, it was most likely published in the years 1851 to 1852, inferred from Goertzen and Jabbour, American Music 5 (1987).
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=200800000002557
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Title: George. R. Rutter in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : George R. Rutter
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-12-29
Abstract: Asks reasons for the writer`s anticipated arrest and claims that he will vindicate himself and not be a sacrifice to save others. Glued to the letter is a newspaper article by Rutter explaining the part played by the National Bank at Memphis in the handling of the school fund.
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=200700000001746
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Title: George Smith v. United States
Plaintiff : George Smith
Date Created: 1868
Abstract: Union Claim to the U.S. Army for 4 horses. Signed affidavit and witness.
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=200800000002802
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Title: Meeting minutes for the Reedy Creek Division of the Sons of Temperance
Creator : George T. Johnson
Associated name : Sons of Temperance of North America
Date Created: 1876-04-15
Abstract: Meeting minutes for the Reedy Creek Division Sons of Temperance organization dated April 15th, 1876. Discusses vote on an issue of adoption, work of the organization, and formation of a business committee.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Sons of Temperance, Reedy Creek Division. Ledger, 1874-1878
Contributing Institution: Archives of the City of Kingsport
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000000818
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Title: Bonny Eloise (The Belle of Mohawk Vale)
Lyricist : George W. Elliott
Composer : John Rogers Thomas, 1830-1896
Date Created: 1858
Abstract: This piano forte is part of a bound volume that once belonged to Miss Nora Gardner, who was a Tennessee resident. Incribed on the cover page is "Nora Garner 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=200800000002594
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Title: Diary of George W. Miller
Author : George W. Miller
Date Created: 1862-02 - 1863-12
Abstract: George W. Miller, a soldier in the Union Army, kept a diary of the Civil War from February 1862 to December 1863. The diary begins with a description of the Battle of Fort Henry. It then records the soldiers` march through McMinnville, TN and Louisville, KY. The diary ends with a description of the Battle of Stones River in Murfreesboro.
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=200800000003589
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Title: Thy Minstrel Boy
Composer : Gibson
Arranger : B.O.
Date Created: 1859
Abstract: A song to serenade a sweetheart, this piece is dedicated to "the Cadets of the W.M.I Nashville, Tenn." and has an inscription written in pencil on the cover page that reads "Nora Lee Gardner College HIll Columbia, Tenn Dec. 22, 1861." This piece is part of a large bound volume of sheet music that once belong to Miss Nora Gardner, who was a Tennessee resident.
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=200800000002590
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Title: Estate Inventory of John Gordon
Associated name : Gordon, John
Author : Wilson, F.
Date Created: 1860-02-15
Abstract: John Gordon was a prominent Smith County man evidenced by the fact that the town of Gordonsville is named for him. These pages include an inventory of the sales of items in his estate, an accounting of the money earned by the estate for the hiring out of slaves, as well as those slaves Gordon owned as part of his estate. Note that the slaves were "inspected" and a recommendation was made for their sale rather than be split between the heirs.
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=200800000002763
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Title: H.E. Hudson in Memphis, TN to Gen. John Eaton in Nashville, TN
Author : H. E. Hudson
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1868-04-16
Abstract: Discusses the need for one or more additional delegates from Tennessee to the national convention in Chicago and states his desire to be named a delegate. Mentions with contempt the reappearance of the Bulletin as a radical paper under the editorship of Dr. Shaw and with the help of Beaumont, Hough, Tomeny, and Bingham.
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=200800000001107
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Title: H. Foster in Sheldon, Illinois to O.P. Temple in Knoxville, Tennessee
Author : H. Foster
Recipient : Oliver Perry Temple, 1820-1907
Date Created: 1880-02-03
Abstract: Foster discusses traveling in Iowa, Missouri, and Kansas. Sees many Tennesseans; saw a dozen old Blount County friends--all delighted with the country and doing well. Mentions the Steele and Warren suit.
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=200800000003457
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Title: H.H. Thomas, Grand President, Union League of America, Grand Council of Tennessee, in Nashville, TN to members of the U.L.A.
Author : H. H. Thomas
Recipient : John Eaton, 1829-1906
Date Created: 1867-03-12
Abstract: Appoints John Eaton general organizer and agent for West Tennessee with full power to promote the interests of the organization.
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=200700000001780
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Title: Oath of Amnesty for J.P. Lenoir
Signer : H. H. Thomas
Associated name : J. P. Lenoir
Signer : J. J. Lewis
Date Created: 1864-02-29
Abstract: Amnesty oath for J.P. Lenoir, which is certified by both the Postmaster General of East Tennessee and the Clerk of the Knox County Court. J.P. Lenoir also provides a physical description of himself in the document.
Tennessee State Department of Education Eras:
     Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
Collection: Lenoir Family Papers
Contributing Institution: University of Tennessee Special Collections Library
URL: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200800000001357
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