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    Tilton family papers, 1836-1876 Letters, military orders, newspaper clippings, and genealogical material relating to the Tilton family of Moscow, N.Y. Most of the correspondence is from four Tilton brothers describing their experiences while serving in the Union Army during the Civil War.
    • Date: 1836
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    G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883 United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta,...
    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant)
    • Date: 1844
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949 Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.
    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
    • Date: 1885
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    Andrew Jackson Papers The Andrew Jackson Papers is one of twenty-three presidential collections in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress. The Jackson archival collection contains more than 26,000 items dating from 1767 to 1874. Included are memoranda, journals, speeches, military records, land deeds, and miscellaneous printed matter, as well as correspondence reflecting Jackson’s personal life and career as a politician, military officer, president, slave holder...
    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew

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    William Franklin Patterson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments. Chiefly letters (1851-1864) from Patterson to his wife, Amelia Sophia Patterson relating principally to his Civil War service with Patterson's Independent Company of Kentucky Volunteers under General G.W. Morgan at Cumberland Gap, with Major General Ulysses S. Grant at Vicksburg, and with the Department of the Gulf in Texas and Louisiana. Also includes letters, sermons, and...
    • Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin - Schaeffer, F. C. (Frederick Christian)
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    William Franklin Patterson papers, 1812-1937 Civil engineer and army officer. Correspondence, military records, writings, newspapers, notes, and fragments relating principally to Patterson’s Civil War service in the Union Army.
    • Contributor: Patterson, William Franklin - Schaeffer, F. C. (Frederick Christian)
    • Date: 1812
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    Andrew Jackson papers, 1775-1874 United States president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee. Correspondence, military papers, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's career.
    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew - Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
    • Date: 1775
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    Barnett Allen Howard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Memoirs documenting Howard's boyhood on a farm near Paris, Tenn.; his unsuccessful attempts to become rich during the California gold rush; his return to Tennessee by way of Panama, Cuba, New Orleans, La., and the Mississippi River; his Union sympathies resulting in his family's move to Du Quoin, Ill., during the Civil War; and his farming, preaching, and trading in Illinois and subsequently, in...
    • Contributor: Howard, Barnett Allen
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    G.T. Beauregard papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including a diary, letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at the sieges of Fort Sumter and Charleston, S.C., Corinth, Miss., and Petersburg, Va., and the battles of Atlanta, Ga., First Manassas, Va., and Shiloh, Tenn. Other...
    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant)
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    Letter to Reynolds from Sterling Price, November 5, 1863]
    • Contributor: Price, Sterling
    • Date: 1863-11-05

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    Tilton family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, military orders, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War service of the four Tilton brothers. Chiefly letters from Albert Murray Tilton and Robert Antis Tilton who served with the 51st Illinois Infantry Regiment, Henry Tilton, Jr., who served with the 24th New York Light Artillery Regiment, and William Gibbs Tilton who served with the 21st New...
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    Walter Quintin Gresham papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating chiefly to Gresham's service as U.S. postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur, U.S. secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland, and as a judge. Includes Gresham's Civil War letters to his wife, Matilda Gresham, written from camps near Corinth and Vicksburg, Miss.; Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.; Memphis and Shiloh, Tenn.;...
    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
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    Walter Quintin Gresham papers, 1857-1932 United States secretary of state, secretary of the treasure, postmaster general, jurist, statesman, and soldier. Correspondence, letterbooks, and printed matter relating mainly to Gresham's service as postmaster general in the administration of Chester Alan Arthur and judge and secretary of state in the administration of Grover Cleveland. Also includes letters Gresham wrote to his wife during the Civil War.
    • Contributor: Gresham, Walter Quintin
    • Date: 1857
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    J.F.H. Claiborne papers,
    John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne papers Catalog Record Only
    Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings, notes, business records, legal and financial documents, genealogical charts, and other papers relating principally to Democratic Party politics at the state and national level prior to the Civil War, a visit to Washington, D.C. (1824-1825), Claiborne's work as editor of several Democratic newspapers, his role as a member of the U.S. Board of Choctaw commissioners in the settlement of claims...
    • Contributor: Claiborne, J. F. H. (John Francis Hamtramck) - Claiborne, Willis Herbert - Garrett, Henry A.
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    Charles Oscar Torrey papers, Catalog Record Only Correspondence, diaries (1863-1865), and military discharge and pension papers primarily relating to Torrey's service during the Civil War with the 27th Iowa Infantry. The papers consist chiefly of letters to his wife written from various camps in Mississippi, Missouri, Tennessee, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Iowa.
    • Contributor: Torrey, Charles Oscar
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    Hiram P. Howe correspondence and diary accounts,
    Hiram P. Howe papers Catalog Record Only
    Letters written by Howe to his family during his Civil War service with the 10th Missouri Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army of the Tennessee and U.S. Army Department of the Mississippi. Howe describes military life and activities of his regiment in Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee. Includes several diary accounts.
    • Contributor: Howe, Hiram P.
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    Camp Blount collection, Catalog Record Only Typewritten history (1927 January 29) of Camp Blount in Lincoln County, Tenn., by Austin Powers Foster, assistant state librarian and archivist, Nashville, Tenn. Includes a forwarding cover letter (1927 July 1) by R.H. Gray of Fayetteville, Tenn., describing Andrew Jackson's role at Camp Blount in 1813-1814 while attacking Creek Indians in advance of the Battle of New Orleans, New Orleans, La.
    • Contributor: Foster, Austin Powers
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    Sarah Hall geography copybook,
    Sarah Hall papers Catalog Record Only
    Geography copybook (32 pages) kept by Hall containing descriptions of southern states and territories including Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia; "Spanish Dominions" (Florida); and "Unknown Regions" (Mexico). Some descriptions are accompanied by colored drawings of flowers. Includes descriptions and drawings of the Ptolemaic, Tychonic, and Copernican systems of the universe; a drawing of the earth showing the...
    • Contributor: Hall, Sarah
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    Thomas Freeman papers, Catalog Record Only Commission (1796 May 24) of Freeman as U.S. surveyor to run and mark the boundary separating the territory of the United States from that of the Spanish colonies of East Florida and West Florida, bearing the seal of the United States and signed by Timothy Pickering and George Washington; appointment (1804 April 14) of Freeman to lead an expedition to the Red River region...
    • Contributor: Freeman, Thomas
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    Earl Van Dorn papers, Catalog Record Only Letters and telegrams relating to troop movements, supplies and ammunition, the location of enemy gunboats and the capture of prisoners. Sent primarily from Camp Moore, La., Chattanooga, Tenn., and Vicksburg and Jackson, Miss. Includes letters received by Van Dorn while in Mississippi. Correspondents include John C. Breckinridge and Daniel Ruggles.
    • Contributor: Van Dorn, Earl
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    1978 Neptune Plaza Concert Series collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 1978 Catalog Record Only
    Documentation of the monthly 1978 Neptune Plaza Concert Series, which consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and photographs of performances of Irish music, French-Canadian folk music and contradance, Arab music and dance, bluegrass music, zydeco music, country music, and gospel music recorded live outdoors on Neptune Plaza in front of the Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, at concerts from April through September 1978,...
    • Contributor: McKenna, Joe - McKenna, Antoinette - Townsend, Graham - White, Buck - Ashby, John - Lawtell Playboys - Mentrotone Baptist Church Singers - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - National Council for the Traditional Arts
    • Date: 1978
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    Henry H. Shepard correspondence,
    Henry H. Shepard papers Catalog Record Only
    Letters written by Shepard during his Civil War service with the 9th Iowa Infantry Regiment to a friend, Henry D. Marsh, Swain, N.Y., describing camp life, troop movements, and battles in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
    • Contributor: Shepard, Henry H.
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    Quilt Alliance, Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories interviews collection,
    Alliance for American Quilts interview collection | Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories Catalog Record Only
    This collection consists of sound recordings, transcripts and photographic images documenting interviews conducted as a part of Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories (QSOS) project. QSOS is one of several projects and partnerships created by the Quilt Alliance in an effort to preserve, document, and share the lives and stories of quilters and quiltmaking. The project began in 1999 and continued through 2016. QSOS...
    • Contributor: Herman, Bernard L. - Musgrave, Karen S. - Pritchard, Gayle A. - Quilt Alliance - University of Delaware. Center for Material Culture Studies - International Quilt Festival/Houston
    • Date: 1999