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  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Letter to R. U. Johnson from William Tecumseh Sherman, December 22, 1886.

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T.
    • Date: 1886-12-22

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    Philip Henry Sheridan Papers

    The papers of army officer Philip Henry Sheridan (1831-1888) span the years 1853-1896, with the bulk of the material originating between 1862 and 1887. They consist of approximately 18,000 items digitally reproduced from 104 microfilm reels. Relating chiefly to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and military administration, the collection includes correspondence, reports, orders, memorabilia, scrapbooks, commissions, financial records, and speeches. ...

    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry

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    O.M. Poe papers, 1852-1922

    United States army officer and civil engineer. Diaries, correspondence, maps, blueprints, newspaper clippings, biographical material, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to his military service during the Civil War, his personal and professional relationship with General William T. Sherman, and his career as a civil engineer in the Great Lakes region.

    • Contributor: Poe, O. M. (orlando Metcalfe) - Poe, O. M.
    • Date: 1852
  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    Letter to Reynolds from Sterling Price, November 5, 1863]

    • Contributor: Price, Sterling
    • Date: 1863-11-05

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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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    Fred P. Graham papers, 1947-1983

    Author, journalist, and lawyer. Correspondence, diary, speeches, writings, notebooks, interviews, research materials, legal records, newspaper columns, news scripts, subject files, scrapbooks, audio recordings, and other papers chiefly concerning Graham's career in journalism.

    • Contributor: Graham, Fred P.
    • Date: 1947
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    Philip Henry Sheridan papers,

    Correspondence, letterbooks, telegrams, memoir, speeches, reports, orders, financial records, scrapbooks, and other papers relating primarily to the Civil War, Reconstruction, Mexican border disputes, Indian wars, and Sheridan's service as commanding general of the U.S. Army. Civil War material relates to cavalry operations, the Appomattox, Shenandoah, and Tullahoma campaigns, the Winchester Raid, and engagements at Boonville, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Perryville, Ripley, and Stone River. Also ...

    • Contributor: Sheridan, Philip Henry
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    Reinhold Niebuhr papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, speeches, sermons, lectures, typescripts of books and articles, book reviews, bibliographies, subject files, biographical material, family papers, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Niebuhr's influence on twentieth-century theology, politics, and society; and to his efforts to apply religious and ethical standards to modern social and political problems including labor and race relations. Documents his interest in the Delta Cooperative Farm Project, ...

    • Contributor: Niebuhr, Reinhold - Bingham, June - Niebuhr, Ursula
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    Henry M. Robert papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda books, diaries, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Robert's career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and as a parliamentarian. Documents his service as engineer commissioner of the District of Columbia and the publication of his Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies (1876) commonly known as Robert's Rules of Order. Also documents engineering projects on ...

    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (henry Martyn)
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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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    Daniel Read Larned papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly letters written by Larned to his sisters and brother-in-law pertaining primarily to General Ambrose Everett Burnside's expedition to North Carolina. Includes descriptions of the battles of Beaufort, Fort Macon, New Bern, and Roanoke Island, N.C. Other subjects include the battles of Antietam, Md., and Cold Harbor, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, and Wilderness, Va.; and the sieges of Petersburg, Va., and Knoxville, Tenn. Larned describes the ...

    • Contributor: Larned, Daniel Read
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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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    John Austin Moon papers, 1832-1921

    Lawyer, jurist, and U.S. representative from Tennessee. Correspondence and petitions relating to statehood for the Indian Territory, 1902; merchant ledgers belonging to Austin M. Appling, Moon’s grandfather, from Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Bristol, Virginia; and newspaper clippings concerning Moon’s political campaigns and the Tennessee Supreme Court.

    • Contributor: Moon, John Austin
    • Date: 1832
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    Henry M. Robert papers, 1853-1937

    Army officer, engineer, and parliamentarian. Diaries, memoranda books, correspondence, letterbooks, subject files, and other papers relating mainly to Robert’s service as an engineer and parliamentarian.

    • Contributor: Robert, Henry M. (henry Martyn) - Robert, Henry M.
    • Date: 1853
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    Denby family papers, 1850-1911

    Correspondence between members of the Denby family. Includes letters of Charles Denby (1830-1904), a lawyer and diplomat; Charles Denby (1861-1938), a diplomat; and Edwin Denby, a member of the United States Congress and secretary of the navy. Relates to the Civil War, diplomatic life in China, and the Spanish-American War.

    • Date: 1850
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    Denby family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Chiefly correspondence and related material exchanged among Denby family members. The bulk of the letters are between Charles Denby (1830-1904), his wife Martha Fitch Denby, and their children Graham, Charles (1861-1938), Harriet, Wythe, Edwin, and Thomas Garvin. Also includes letters from Martha's mother Harriet Satterlee Fitch and father Graham Newell Fitch. Includes courtship correspondence (1850s) between Charles Denby, a lawyer in Evansville, Ind., and ...

  • Manuscripts/Mixed Material

    President Lincoln and General Grant on peace and war.

    • Contributor: Lincoln, Abraham - Mills, John T. - Taylor, Bayard - Grant, Ulysses
    • Date: 1864-00-00
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    James Dodson Barbee and David Rankin Barbee papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, manuscripts of sermons, notes, notebooks, account books, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to the Methodist Publishing House, Nashville, Tenn., and to claims of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, growing out of Civil War property confiscations. Subjects include the All Souls Memorial Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C.; Cleveland Park Memorial Library, Washington, D.C.; Jefferson Davis; and slavery. Correspondents include John Whitfield ...

    • Contributor: Barbee, James Dodson - Barbee, David Rankin - Bledsoe, Albert Taylor - Plitt, George
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    Joseph Warren Keifer papers, 1850-1865

    Army officer, lawyer, banker, and congressman. Correspondence, military orders, casualty lists, ordnance and paymaster records, and other military records documenting military life and operations of the Third and 110th Ohio infantry regiments, the Army of the Ohio, and the Army of the Potomac during campaigns in Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia.

    • Contributor: Keifer, Joseph Warren
    • Date: 1850
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    Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

    Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver perform bluegrass and gospel music from Tennessee, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Lawson, Doyle - Daley, Katy - Quicksilver (musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (u.s.). Millennium Stage - Wamu-Fm (radio Station : Washington, D.C.)
    • Date: 2006-09-13
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    Andrew Jackson papers,

    Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, military papers, land deeds, scrapbook, printed matter, and other papers reflecting most phases of Jackson's military and political career. Subjects include his law practice in Tennessee, his service in the U.S. Congress; Florida and Tennessee state politics; the War of 1812; Creek War, 1813-1814; Battle of New Orleans, 1815; Indian affairs; Eaton Affair (Petticoat Affair) involving John Henry Eaton and ...

    • Contributor: Jackson, Andrew
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    Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900

    Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Date: 1852
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    Cordell Hull papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches and statements, manuscript of Hull's The Memoirs of Cordell Hull (1948), reports, transcripts of press conferences, press releases, scrapbooks, printed matter, and other papers relating to Hull's career chiefly as U.S. secretary of state in the Franklin D. Roosevelt administrations. Also documents his service as U.S. representative and senator from Tennessee, 1907-1932. Subjects include U.S. foreign relations especially with Europe, ...

    • Contributor: Hull, Cordell
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    Aubrey Ghent and friends concert collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Collection of digital video, sound recordings, and photographs documenting a concert by Aubrey Ghent and his band on October 17, 2007 in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress, as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Ghent, a minister, performs "sacred steel" music, a gospel music tradition developed in House of God churches in the southern United States, featuring ...

    • Date: 2007