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3 edition of Letters and memorials of an East Tennessee Union soldier found in the catalog.

Letters and memorials of an East Tennessee Union soldier

in behalf of his long suffering and oppressed countrymen, under rebel anarchy in 1861-2-3-4- still in the midst of war, desolation, and wide-spread famine

by Peter H. Grisham

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Published by W. Cameron & co., printers in Nashville .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Peter H. Grisham ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE531 .G86
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p.
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23364455M
LC Control Numbertmp92002925

Both Union and Confederate doctors attempted to treat the ever-increasing sick population. Picture Credits: Tennessee spent most of the war under Union occupation. Middle and West Tennessee were occupied by the Union army in the spring and summer of Even though East Tennessee had the most Union sympathizers, it wasn’t taken until late Recommended Reading: East Tennessee and the Civil War (Hardcover: pages). Description: A solid social, political, and military history, this work gives light to the rise of the pro-Union and pro-Confederacy factions. It explores the political developments and recounts in fine detail the military maneuvering and conflicts that occurred.

Numerous monuments and memorials to Confederate soldiers and units, as well as Union monuments. Humboldt: Confederate Monument (), Bailey Park; Knoxville: A stone monument was erected in by the United Daughters of the Confederacy at the corner of 17th Street and Laurel Avenue, in the Fort Sanders neighborhood, defaced in August A solid social, political, and military history, this book sheds light on the rise of the pro-Union and pro-Confederacy factions. It explores the political developments and recounts in fine detail the military maneuvering and conflicts that occurred.5/5(1).

Civil War Sites in Tennessee. As the nation commemorates the th anniversary of the Civil War, there is no better place to start exploring the epic conflict that in Tennessee. more than 1, battles were waged here, more than in any other state except Virginia, and Tennessee is the only state to be designated in it's entirety as a Civil War National Heritage Area. If you have any information (photos, letters, obituaries, etc.) on any of the soldiers on this site, please get in touch with me! 3/1/ - Check out my blog on Russell County history. The blog covers all aspects of Russell County, Virginia history, including World War II in Russell County, interesting census facts, pre-war emigration letters.


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Letters and memorials of an East Tennessee Union soldier by Peter H. Grisham Download PDF EPUB FB2

The collection consists of Union service records of soldiers who served in organizations from Tennessee. The records cover the years to The records include abstracts of entries relating to the soldier as found in the following original records.

The last Confederate general: John C. Vaughn and his East Tennessee Cavalry. EV29 G67 Groce, W. Todd. Mountain rebels: East Tennessee Confederates and the Civil War, F G76 Hsiung, David C. A mountaineer in motion: the memoir of Dr. Abraham Jobe,   Compiled service records consist of a jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, rank, unit and card numbers.

The records typically include card abstracts of a soldier&#;s original muster and hospital rolls, descriptive books, lists of deserters, returns, notational cards, and possibly enlistment papers, casualty sheets, death reports, prisoner of war papers, and. Tennessee was the first state readmitted to the Union on J Only Virginia saw more combat incidents than Tennessee during the Civil War.

Key battles fought in Tennessee include the Battle of Shiloh, which at the time, was the deadliest battle in American history, the battles of Stones River, Chattanooga, Nashville, and Franklin.

List of soldiers whose descendants have joined the United Daughters of the Confederacy in Tennessee, giving some genealogical information about each soldier. Civil War Veterans Census - Tennessee (Evanston: Sistler & Assoc., ) List of Union veterans living in Tenn.

in with age, service history, and place of residence. The Civil War in east Tennessee divided many families. The Kirk family of Greene County, (home of Andrew Johnson), was very much united in their support of the Union. Father, Alexander Kirk appears in a civilian coat with his five sons, all soldiers for the Union.

The better-known George W. Kirk is seated far right, with his hand inside his jacket. The Memorial is a public plaza with a formal arrangement of granite pillars bearing the names of 6, fallen heroes from 35 East Tennessee counties who died in military service during named conflicts since World War I.

It was dedicated and officially unveiled Novem To commemorate the th anniversary of the Civil War (), the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) is sending teams of archivists and conservators across the state of Tennessee to document and preserve Civil War-era materials.

Thus far, the team has digitized thousands of original items that have rarely been viewed by the public. While East Tennessee was generally pro-Union during the Civil War, Knoxville was a divided town controlled first by the Confederates and then Federals.

SUBSCRIBE NOW 99¢ per month. The text is enhanced with illustrated portraits of East Tennessee individuals who contributed to the Civil War effort.

Originally written and published inthis reprinted edition is accompanied by a complete index. This book is a valuable addition to both the Tennessee historian and the Civil War buff.

Return to American Civil War Homepage. (record group ) (bulk ) overview of records locations table of contents administrative history collected bound records of confederate executive, legislative, and judicial offices ("rebel archives") general records of the confederate government records of the confederate congress records of the.

Letters Home From The Civil War This section is dedicated to the words of those brave men and women who participated in the American Civil War and shared their experiences with friends and loved ones through the written word.

This is a list of regiments from the state of Tennessee that fought in the Union Army during the American Civil War (). The list of Tennessee Confederate Civil War units is shown separately. Although Tennessee was officially a Confederate state in the conflict, the state would furnish the Union with the most units from a Southern state than anywhere else in the Confederacy, totaling.

Confederate Soldier Graves in Tennessee The purpose of this list is to promote the preservation of graves and monuments of our Confederate ancestors. If you have a Confederate ancestor that is not listed please send me a link so I can add them to the list.

Roster of Upper East Tennessee, CSA COMPLETE DETAILS by James L. Douthat, 42 Pages, "x11", Soft Cover TN, $ Georgia First Battalion of Infantry Roster Companies "A" & "B" COMPLETE DETAILS AND SURNAME INDEX 51 Pages, Three Maps, "x11", Reprint, Soft Cover Civil War Union Soldiers from Northern Georgia GA, $   Tennessee joined the Confederacy inbut Tennessee soldiers served in both the Union and Confederate armies.

Tennessee was the last state to join the Confederacy. However people in some counties in the northeast section were very loyal to the Union. The Tennessee Confederates tried to force the Union sympathizers into the Confederate Army.

Guaranteed original Civil War artifacts, located in the heart of downtown Gettysburg. A museum with price tags. Bummer’s East Tennessee kin joined the Union ranks during the Civil War, at more than a three to one ratio.

Three Regiments of Cavalry, the Tennessee Second, Third and Ninth, five Regiments of Infantry, the Tennessee Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth and one Battalion of light Artillery, the Tennessee First. LETTER TWO: Letter from John Sweet, Confederate Soldier, to His Parents Tennessee - November, We have just returned from a trip into East Tenn where we got big amounts of everything to eat and everything we eat is so good to me as I had been starved out so long on some bread & beef, all that we got while we were here besieging Chatanooga.

up there we got sweet and Irish potatoes, chickens. Online Civil War Indexes, Records and RostersA Genealogy Guide General Civil War Records Websites.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System indexes about million Civil War soldiers ; An alternate version of this database can be found at FamilySearch here: United States Civil War Soldiers Index Ancestry's Civil War Collection (requires payment) includes.

A curated virtual cemetery for names in Tennessee - Union & CSA Soldiers: a Virtual Cemetery, a Find A Grave.The American Civil War made a huge impact on Tennessee, with large armies constantly destroying its rich farmland, and every county witnessing was a divided state, with the Eastern counties harboring pro-Union sentiment throughout the conflict, and it was the last state to secede from the Union, in protest at Lincoln’s call for troops.

It also provided more regiments to the Union.U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, This database contains an index of compiled military service records for volunteer Union soldiers who served with units organized in more than 20 states and territories, including states in the Confederacy.

This index also includes Confederate soldiers who later served with the Union Army.